Great George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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George Bernard Shaw Quotes on Love

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When we want to read of the deeds that are done for love, whither do we turn? To the murder column.


First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.


Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn’t!


You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?

George Bernard Shaw Quotes on Life

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.


Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.


The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can’t find them, make them.


A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about Leadership

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.


We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.


You see things and you say, ‘Why?’. But I dream things and I say, ‘Why not?’.


The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes on Change

When people shake their heads because we are living in a restless age, ask them how they would like to life in a stationary one, and do without change


Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.


Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.


The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes on Politics

New opinions often appear first as jokes and fancies, then as blasphemies and treason, then as questions open to discussion, and finally as established truths.


Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.


Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.


No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: he is always convinced that it says what he means.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about Communication

The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it.


The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.


You don’t learn to hold your own in the world by standing on guard, but by attacking, and getting well hammered yourself.


The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes on Democracy

The art of government is the organization of idolatry. The bureaucracy consists of functionaries; the aristocracy, of idols; the democracy, of idolaters. The populace cannot understand the bureaucracy: it can only worship the national idols.


Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.


The American Constitution, one of the few modern political documents drawn up by men who were forced by the sternest circumstances to think out what they really had to face, instead of chopping logic in a university classroom.


Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

George Bernard Shaw Funny Quotes

Alcohol is the anaesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.


Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open.


No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: he is always convinced that it says what he means.


Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes on Trust

Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.


The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.


No man manages his affairs as well as a tree does

George Bernard Shaw Quotes why not

You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?

George Bernard Shaw Quotes on Vegetarian

We are the living graves of murdered beasts, slaughtered to satisfy our appetites. How can we hope in this world to attain the peace we say we are so anxious for?


If a group of beings from another planet were to land on Earth – beings who considered themselves as superior to you as you feel yourself to be to other animals – would you concede them the rights over you that you assume over other animals?


The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that’s the essence of inhumanity.


Atrocities are not less atrocities when they occur in laboratories and are called medical research.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about War

A modern gentleman [rich person] is necessarily the enemy of his country. Even in war he does not fight to defend it, but to prevent his power of preying on it from passing to a foreigner.


We are sick of war, we don’t want to fight, And yet we gorge ourselves upon the dead.


Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.


Man is the only animal of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid…There is no harm in a well-fed lion. It has no ideals, no sect, no party.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about Writing

The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and about all time.


Write your Sad times in Sand, Write your Good times in Stone.


Never believe anything a writer tells you about himself. A man comes to believe in the end the lies he tells himself about himself.


Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes on Food

Alcohol is a very necessary article. It enables Parliament to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning.


There is no sincerer love than the love of food.


Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! You bury it in the ground, and it explodes into an oak! Bury a sheep, and nothing happens but decay.


A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes on Happiness

The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.


A happy family is but an earlier heaven.


The only person who acts sensibly is my tailor. He takes my measure anew every time he sees me. Everyone else goes by their old measurements.


Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about Family

Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.


A happy family is but an earlier heaven.


Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.


Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about Cricket

The English are not a very spiritual people, so they invented cricket to give them some idea of eternity.


Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes Unreasonable man

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes on Hard Work

I do not, like the Fundamentalists, believe that creation stopped six thousand years ago after a week of hard work. Creation is going on all the time.


The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can’t find them, make them.


As you say, I am honoured and famous and rich. But as I have to do all the hard work, and suffer an increasing multitude of fools gladly, it does not feel any better than being reviled, infamous and poor, as I used to be.


When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about Success

Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity, and beauty as conspicuously as the want of it represents illness, weakness, disgrace, meanness, and ugliness.


Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.


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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.


Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.