George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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

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

George Bernard Shaw

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.

George Bernard Shaw

A mind of the calibre of mine cannot derive its nutriment from cows

George Bernard Shaw

When a man of normal habits is ill, everyone hastens to assure him that he is going to recover. When a vegetarian is ill which fortunately very seldom happens, everyone assures him that he is going to die, and that they told him so, and that it serves him right. They implore him to take at least a little gravy, so as to give himself a chance of lasting out the night

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.

George Bernard Shaw

A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.

George Bernard Shaw

It is not true that men can be divided into absolutely honest persons and absolutely dishonest ones. Our honesty varies with the strain put on it.

George Bernard Shaw

When a man of normal habits is ill, everyone hastens to assure him that he is going to recover. When a vegetarian is ill (which fortunately very seldom happens), everyone assures him that he is going to die, and that they told him so, and that it serves him right. They implore him to take at least a little gravy, so as to give himself a chance of lasting out the night.

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

A mind of the calibre of mine cannot derive its nutriment from cows.

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

The whole strength of England lies in the fact that the enormous majority of the English people are snobs.

George Bernard Shaw

An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.

George Bernard Shaw

England and America are two countries separated by a common language.

George Bernard Shaw

Property is organized robbery.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

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