George Bernard Shaw

"The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: thats the essence of inhumanity."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "The Devil's Disciple"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"My speciality is being right when other people are wrong."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "You Never Can Tell"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Man and Superman"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"But a lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Man and Superman"

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Major Barbara"

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is a woman's business to get married as soon as possible, and a man's to keep unmarried as long as he can."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Man and Superman"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Man and Superman"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Home is the girl's prison and the woman's workhouse."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Man and Superman"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Man and Superman"

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Animals are my friends ... and I don't eat my friends."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. 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."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Assassination is the extreme form of censorship."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "The Doctor's Dilemma"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Just as the liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe any one else."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The only time my education was interrupted was when I was in school."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The customs of your tribe are not laws of nature."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. All progress, therefore, depends upon the unreasonable man."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The novelties of one generation are only the resuscitated fashions of the generation before last."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"What is life but a series of inspired follies? The difficulty is to find them to do. Never lose a chance: it doesn't come every day."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you have an apple and I have an apple, and we exchange apples, we both still only have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea, and we exchange ideas, we each now have two ideas."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Life isn't about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Patriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in it."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Dancing: The vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The great advantage of a hotel is that it's a refuge from home life."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "You Never Can Tell"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"We don't bother much about dress and manners in England, because as a nation we don't dress well and we've no manners."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the airplane, the pessimist invents the parachute."


Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"He who has never hoped can never despair."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "Caesar and Cleopatra"

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funniest joke in the world."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The secret of success is to offend the greatest number of people."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 2)