George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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

George Bernard Shaw

Would the world ever have been made if its maker had been afraid of making trouble? Making life means making trouble.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

Words are only postage stamps delivering the object for you to unwrap

George Bernard Shaw

In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.

George Bernard Shaw

As an old soldier, I admit the cowardice: it's as universal as seasickness, and matters just as little.

George Bernard Shaw

I never expect a soldier to think.

George Bernard Shaw

You can always tell an old soldier by the inside of his holsters and cartridge boxes. The young ones carry pistols and cartridges; the old ones, grub.

George Bernard Shaw

We veneer civilization by doing unkind things in a kind way

George Bernard Shaw

It is the highest creatures who take the longest to mature, and are the most helpless during their immaturity.

George Bernard Shaw

Assassination: the extreme form of censorship.

George Bernard Shaw

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.

George Bernard Shaw

I can't talk religion to a man with bodily hunger in his eyes.

George Bernard Shaw

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