George Bernard Shaw Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
success-does-not-consist-in-never-making-mistakes-but-in-never-making-the-same-one-a-second-time
a-government-that-robs-peter-to-pay-paul-can-always-depend-on-the-support-of-paul
a-life-spent-making-mistakes-is-not-only-more-honorable-but-more-useful-than-a-life-spent-doing-nothing
life-isnt-about-finding-yourself-life-is-about-creating-yourself
alcohol-is-the-anesthesia-by-which-we-endure-the-operation-of-life
marriage-is-an-alliance-entered-into-by-a-man-who-cant-sleep-with-the-window-shut-and-a-woman-who-cant-sleep-with-the-window-open
the-best-place-to-find-god-is-in-a-garden-you-can-dig-for-him-there
progress-is-impossible-without-change-and-those-who-cannot-change-their-minds-cannot-change-anything
the-single-biggest-problem-in-communication-is-the-illusion-that-it-has-taken-place
if-you-cannot-get-rid-of-the-family-skeleton-you-may-as-well-make-it-dance
there-is-no-sincerer-love-than-the-love-of-food
we-are-made-wise-not-by-the-recollection-of-our-past-but-by-the-responsibility-for-our-future
the-great-advantage-of-a-hotel-is-that-it-is-a-refuge-from-home-life
i-learned-long-ago-never-to-wrestle-with-a-pig-you-get-dirty-and-besides-the-pig-likes-it
science-never-solves-a-problem-without-creating-ten-more
never-waste-jealousy-on-a-real-man-it-is-the-imaginary-man-that-supplants-us-all-in-the-long-run
a-life-spent-making-mistakes-is-not-only-more-honorable-but-more-useful-than-a-life-spent-in-doing-nothing
the-possibilities-are-numerous-once-we-decide-to-act-and-not-react
why-should-we-take-advice-on-sex-from-the-pope-if-he-knows-anything-about-it-he-shouldnt
the-golden-rule-is-that-there-are-no-golden-rules
must-then-christ-perish-in-torment-in-every-age-to-save-those-that-have-no-imagination
a-man-who-is-not-a-communist-at-the-age-of-twenty-is-a-fool-any-man-who-is-still-communist-at-the-age-of-thirty-is-an-even-bigger-one
youth-which-is-forgiven-everything-forgives-itself-nothing-age-which-forgives-itself-everything-is-forgiven-nothing
disobedience-the-rarest-and-most-courageous-of-the-virtues-is-seldom-distinguished-from-neglect-the-laziest-and-commonest-of-the-vices
the-moment-we-want-to-believe-something-we-suddenly-see-all-the-arguments-for-it-and-become-blind-to-the-arguments-against-it
liberty-is-the-breath-of-life-to-nations
the-sincerest-love-is-the-love-of-food
but-a-lifetime-of-happiness-no-man-alive-could-bear-it-it-would-be-hell-on-earth
being-hurt-by-someone-you-truly-care-about-leaves-a-hole-in-you-heart-that-only-love-can-fill
first-love-is-only-a-little-foolishness-and-a-lot-of-curiosity-no-really-selfrespecting-woman-would-take-advantage-of-it
the-fickleness-of-the-women-i-love-is-only-equaled-by-the-infernal-constancy-of-the-women-who-love-me
a-broken-heart-is-a-very-pleasant-complaint-for-a-man-in-london-if-he-has-a-comfortable-income
who-says-love-never-lives-maybe-weve-never-lived
he-knows-nothing-and-he-thinks-he-knows-everything-that-points-clearly-to-a-political-career
he-who-can-does-he-who-cannot-teaches
in-a-hospital-they-throw-you-out-into-the-street-before-you-are-half-cured-but-in-a-nursing-home-they-dont-let-you-out-till-you-are-dead
baseball-has-the-great-advantage-over-cricket-of-being-ended-sooner
beauty-is-all-very-well-at-first-sight-but-who-looks-at-it-when-it-has-been-in-the-house-three-days
beauty-is-all-very-well-at-first-sight-but-whoever-looks-at-it-when-it-has-been-in-the-house-three-days-
home-is-the-girls-prison-and-the-womans-workhouse
we-must-make-the-world-honest-before-we-can-honestly-say-to-our-children-that-honesty-is-the-best-policy
the-most-tragic-thing-in-the-world-is-a-man-of-genius-who-is-not-a-man-of-honor
where-there-is-no-religion-hypocrisy-becomes-good-taste
the-road-to-ignorance-is-paved-with-good-editions
all-young-women-begin-by-believing-they-can-change-and-reform-the-men-they-marry-they-cant
imitation-is-not-just-the-sincerest-form-of-flattery-its-the-sincerest-form-of-learning
success-covers-a-multitude-of-blunders
we-are-all-dependent-on-one-another-every-soul-of-us-on-earth
the-slave-of-fear-the-worst-of-slaveries
if-parents-would-only-realize-how-they-bore-their-children
we-must-always-think-about-things-and-we-must-think-about-things-as-they-are-not-as-they-are-said-to-be
the-people-who-get-on-in-this-world-are-the-people-who-get-up-and-look-for-the-circumstances-they-want-and-if-they-cant-find-them-make-them
a-pessimist-thinks-everybody-is-as-nasty-as-himself-and-hates-them-for-it
what-the-world-calls-originality-is-only-an-unaccustomed-method-of-tickling-it
property-is-organized-robbery
all-progress-means-war-with-society
the-first-condition-of-progress-is-the-removal-of-censorship
this-is-the-true-joy-of-life-the-being-used-up-for-a-purpose-recognized-by-yourself-as-a-mighty-one
we-dont-stop-playing-because-we-grow-old-we-grow-old-because-we-stop-playing
the-man-who-listens-to-reason-is-lost-reason-enslaves-all-whose-minds-are-not-strong-enough-to-master-her
a-doctors-reputation-is-made-by-the-number-of-eminent-men-who-die-under-his-care
common-sense-is-instinct-enough-of-it-is-genius
few-people-think-more-than-two-or-three-times-a-year-i-have-made-an-international-reputation-for-myself-by-thinking-once-or-twice-a-week
there-is-only-one-belief-that-can-rob-death-of-its-sting-and-the-grave-of-its-victory-for-without-that-you-cannot-be-born-again
the-statesman-cannot-govern-without-stability-of-belief-true-or-false
it-is-not-disbelief-that-is-dangerous-to-our-society-it-is-belief
any-belief-worth-having-must-survive-doubt
experience-fails-to-teach-where-there-is-no-desire-to-learn
education-can-and-should-do-much-influence-social-moral-and-intellectual-discovery-by-stimulating-critical-attitudes-of-thought-in-the-young
decency-is-indecencys-conspiracy-of-silence
silence-is-the-most-perfect-expression-of-scorn
we-need-men-who-can-dream-of-things-that-never-were-and-ask-why-not
the-harder-i-work-the-more-i-live
those-who-do-not-know-how-to-live-must-make-a-merit-of-dying
live-everyday-as-though-its-your-last-cause-one-day-youll-be-right
may-you-live-in-interesting-times
a-man-of-great-common-sense-and-good-taste-is-a-man-without-originality-or-moral-courage
manners-are-more-important-than-laws-and-upon-them-to-a-great-deal-the-law-depends
i-make-a-fortune-from-criticizing-the-policy-of-the-government-and-then-hand-it-over-to-the-government-in-taxes-to-keep-it-going
the-conversion-of-paul-was-no-conversion-at-all-it-was-paul-who-converted-the-religion-that-has-raised-one-man-above-sin-and-death
as-long-as-i-have-a-want-i-have-a-reason-for-living-satisfaction-is-death
a-lifetime-of-happiness-no-man-could-bear-it-it-would-be-hell-on-earth
a-lifetime-of-happiness-no-man-alive-could-bear-it-it-would-be-hell-on-earth
dancing-is-a-perpendicular-expression-of-a-horizontal-desire
patriotism-is-your-conviction-that-this-country-is-superior-to-all-other-countries-because-you-were-born-in-it
patriotism-is-a-pernicious-psychopathic-form-of-idiocy
youll-get-more-out-of-me-and-a-machine-than-you-will-out-of-twenty-laborers-and-not-so-much-to-drink-either
an-englishman-thinks-he-is-moral-when-he-is-only-comfortable
revolutions-have-never-lightened-the-burden-of-tyranny-they-have-only-shifted-it-to-another-shoulder
the-best-reformers-the-world-has-ever-seen-are-those-who-commence-on-themselves
if-you-are-going-to-let-the-fear-of-poverty-govern-your-life-your-reward-will-be-that-you-will-eat-but-you-will-not-live
the-man-with-a-toothache-thinks-everyone-happy-whose-teeth-are-sound-the-povertystricken-man-makes-the-same-mistake-about-the-rich-man
assassination-is-the-extreme-form-of-censorship
the-worst-sin-toward-our-fellow-creatures-is-not-to-hate-them-but-to-be-indifferent-to-them-thats-the-essence-of-inhumanity
hell-is-full-of-musical-amateurs-music-is-the-brandy-of-the-damned
hell-is-paved-with-good-intentions-not-bad-ones
if-any-religion-had-the-chance-of-ruling-over-england-nay-europe-within-the-next-hundred-years-it-could-be-islam
christianity-might-be-a-good-thing-if-anyone-ever-tried-it
the-churches-must-learn-humility-as-well-as-teach-it