George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), Pygmalion (1916) preface
The great thing about human language is that it prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand.
Lewis Thomas (1913 - 1993)
There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
John Adams (1735 - 1826), Journal, 1772
Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
John Erskine (1879 - 1951)