George Bernard Shaw Quotes

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.

George Bernard Shaw

The government who robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

George Bernard Shaw

You are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.

George Bernard Shaw

The art of government is the organization of idolatry

George Bernard Shaw

The churches must learn humility as well as teach it.

George Bernard Shaw

Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics.

George Bernard Shaw

Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.

George Bernard Shaw

With the exception of capitalism, there is nothing so revolting as revolution

George Bernard Shaw

Capitalism justified itself and was adopted as an economic principle on the express ground that it provides selfish motives for doing good, and that human beings will do nothing except for selfish motives

George Bernard Shaw

Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich, something for nothing.

George Bernard Shaw

In gambling the many must lose in order that the few may win.

George Bernard Shaw

Our laws make law impossible; our liberties destroy all freedom; our property is organized robbery; our morality an impudent hypocrisy; our wisdom is administered by inexperienced or mal-experienced dupes; our power wielded by cowards and weaklings; and our honour false in all its points. I am an enemy of the existing order for good reasons

George Bernard Shaw

The savage bows down to IDOLS of wood and stone: the civilized man to IDOLS of flesh and blood.

George Bernard Shaw

There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it.

George Bernard Shaw

Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.

George Bernard Shaw

Attention and activity lead to mistakes as well as to successes; but a life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing

George Bernard Shaw

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