George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

The perfect love affair is one which is conducted entirely by post... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

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... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The natural term of the affection of the human animal for its offspring is six years... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

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

By: George Bernard Shaw

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

By: George Bernard Shaw

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

By: George Bernard Shaw

The minority is sometimes right.. view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

Science never solves a problem without creating ten more... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

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

By: George Bernard Shaw

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

By: George Bernard Shaw

The frontier between hell and heaven is only the difference between two ways of looking at things... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

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

By: George Bernard Shaw

The truth is, hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one really inflexible point of honor... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

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

By: George Bernard Shaw

The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

Socialism is the same as Communism, only better English... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

Some look at things that are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask why not?.. view

By: George Bernard Shaw

Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

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

By: George Bernard Shaw

Syllables govern the world... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

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

By: George Bernard Shaw

The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The love of economy is the root of all virtue... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The faults of the burglar are the qualities of the financier... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

The first condition of progress is the removal of censorship... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

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

By: George Bernard Shaw

The golden rule is that there are no golden rules... view

By: George Bernard Shaw

There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses... view

By: George Bernard Shaw