George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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

George Bernard Shaw

What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering.

George Bernard Shaw

My reputation grows with every failure.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

I have to live for others and not for myself; that's middle class morality

George Bernard Shaw

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

Better never than late.

George Bernard Shaw

People must not be forced to adopt me as their favourite author, even for their own good.

George Bernard Shaw

As a teacher of Greek I gave the intellectual man weapons against the common man. I now want to give the common man weapons against the intellectual man

George Bernard Shaw

A socialist is somebody who doesn't have anything, and is ready to divide it up equally among everybody

George Bernard Shaw

Socialism means equality of income or nothing... under socialism you would not be allowed to be poor. You would be forcibly fed, clothed, lodged, taught, and employed whether you like it or not. If it were discovered that you had not character enough to be worth all this trouble, you might possibly be executed in a kindly manner; but whilst you were permitted to live you would have to live well

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

New opinions often appear first as jokes and fancies, then as blasphemies and treason, then as questions open to discussion, and finally as established truths.

George Bernard Shaw

In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.

George Bernard Shaw

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw
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