George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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

I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.

George Bernard Shaw

In Heaven an angel is nobody in particular.

George Bernard Shaw

It is not disbelief that is dangerous to our society; it is belief

George Bernard Shaw

A happy family is but an earlier heaven

George Bernard Shaw

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

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.

George Bernard Shaw

What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.

George Bernard Shaw

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.

George Bernard Shaw

I make a fortune from criticizing the policy of the government, and then hand it over to the government in taxes to keep it going

George Bernard Shaw

Youth is wasted on the young.

George Bernard Shaw

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.

George Bernard Shaw

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.

George Bernard Shaw

A lifetime of happiness? No man could bear it: it would be hell on earth.

George Bernard Shaw

Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.

George Bernard Shaw

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