George Bernard Shaw Quotes.
What is the use of writing plays, what is the use of writing anything, if there is not a will which finally moulds chaos itself into a race of gods.
Find enough clever things to say, and you’re a Prime Minister; write them down and you’re a Shakespeare.
A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.
An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
We must always think about things, and we must think about things as they are, not as they are said to be.
If you’re not producing as much as you consume, or perhaps a little more, then clearly we cannot use the big organization of our society for the purpose of keeping you alive, because your life does not benefit us, and it can’t be of very much use to yourself.
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
A fool’s brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
The Old Testament God is a person with body parts and passions. The Church of England God has neither body, parts nor passions, and is therefore not a person.
I am a Christian. That obliges me to be a Communist.
In socialism, private property is anathema, and equal distribution of income the first consideration. In capitalism, private property is cardinal, and distribution left to ensue from the play of free contract and selfish interest on that basis, no matter what anomalies it may present.
Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men’s imperfections, and conceal your own.
The natural term of the affection of the human animal for its offspring is six years.
Marriage is good enough for the lower classes: they have facilities for desertion that are denied to us.
The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that’s the essence of inhumanity.