(⊙ω⊙)♡ try 1ClickRepeater.com repeat youtube videos

[H]e is a barbarian, and thinks that the customs of his tribe and island are the laws of nature.


George Bernard Shaw

Follow: KnowYourQuote on Twitter

  Email Quote to Friends   Link to Quote   Create Short URL  Publish Text About This Quote   Share on Facebook, Twitter, and more
  See Recommended Quotes For You
👕 Try MeTee.com: publish meme shirts in seconds and earn a commission forever

Related

He is a barbarian, and thinks that the customs of his tribe and island are the laws of nature
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Pardon him, Theodotus: he is a barbarian, and thinks that the customs of his tribe and island are th...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
BRITANNUS (shocked).
Caesar: this is not proper.

THEODOTUS (outraged).
How!
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of his tribe are the laws of nature!
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
His only weakness was the habit of prophesying war within the next fortnight. George Bernard Shaw
BARBARA W. TUCHMAN
The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing. -George Bernard Shaw.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The critic I liked best to sit next to was an ill-dressed young man with a large red beard. His name...
HAROLD BAUER
There is a long dishonourable tradition of western intellectuals who have been duped by Moscow. The ...
LUKE HARDING
Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world. -Ge...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
When George Bernard Shaw visited New Zealand a reporter asked him his impression of the place and, a...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Churchill was one of the few men I have met who even in the flesh give me the impression of genius. ...
DAVID LOW
Albrecht's Law: Social innovations tend to the level of minimum tolerable well being.
PAUL DICKSON
Accuracy, Rule of, Corollary: Provided, of course, that you know there is a problem.
PAUL DICKSON
A system tends to grow in complexity instead of simplicity, until the resulting unreliability becom...
PAUL DICKSON
Abbott's Admonitions: (1) If you have to ask, you're not entitled to know. (2) If you don't like ...
PAUL DICKSON
Rowe's Rule: the odds are five to six that the light at the end of the tunnel is the headlight of ...
PAUL DICKSON
Airplane Law, The: When the plane you are on is late, the plane you want to transfer to is on time...
PAUL DICKSON
Abrams's Advice: When eating an elephant, take one bite at a time.
PAUL DICKSON
Acting, First Rule of: Whatever happens, look as if you intended it to happen.
PAUL DICKSON
Acheson's Rule of Bureaucracy: A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the ...
PAUL DICKSON
Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you recognize a mistake when you make it again.
PAUL DICKSON
About the time we think we can make ends meet, somebody moves the ends.
PAUL DICKSON
Accuracy, Rule of: When working toward the solution of a problem, it always helps if you know the ...
PAUL DICKSON
Allen's Law of Civilization: It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be c...
PAUL DICKSON
A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.
PAUL DICKSON
Algren's Precepts: Never eat at a place called Mom's. Never play cards with a man named Doc. And...
PAUL DICKSON
A clean tie attracts the soup of the day.
PAUL DICKSON
Advice, First Law of: The correct advice to give is the advice that is desired.
PAUL DICKSON
Agnes Allen's Law: Almost anything is easier to get into than out of.
PAUL DICKSON
All real programs contain errors until proved otherwise which is impossible.
PAUL DICKSON
Ade's Law: Anybody can win--unless there happens to be a second entry.
PAUL DICKSON
Acton's Law: Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely.
PAUL DICKSON
Lieutenant Dunbar wasn't really swallowed. But that was the first word that stuck in his head.
MICHAEL BLAKE
Allen's Law: Almost anything is easier to get into than out of.
PAUL DICKSON
A real person has two reasons for doing anything . . . a good reason and the real reason.
PAUL DICKSON
A free agent is anything but.
PAUL DICKSON
I'm always highly irritated by people who imply that writing fiction is an escape from reality. It i...
FLANNERY O'CONNOR
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it. -Geor...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
It was November--the month of crimson sunsets, parting birds, deep, sad hymns of the sea, passionate...
L.M. MONTGOMERY
The weak may not be admired and hero-worshipped; but they are by no means disliked or shunned; and t...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
'My Fair Lady' is based on 'Pygmalion,' by George Bernard Shaw, which many teachers have on their re...
JOHN MCDONALD
Empathy is the new measurement of everything. It doesn't matter what religion you have, what God you...
C. JOYBELL C.
The Laws of Sowing;The sower sows quality seeds,because he knows quality seeds begeths quality harve...
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices.
WILLIAM HAZLITT
If a farmer calls me to a sick animal, he couldn't care less if I were George Bernard Shaw.
JAMES HERRIOT
A prude is a person who thinks that his own rules of propriety are natural laws.
ROBERT A. HEINLEIN
Nature’s law is such that it metes out its justice to everyone as they deserve by giving each pers...
ANUJ SOMANY
A crook and crafty rules the place where the majority of the population is either hypocrites or fool...
ANUJ SOMANY
Every living being, from ants to whales, has a right to live and die in accordance with the law of t...
CHANDRABABU V.S.
Any change one effect on his natural being with a purpose would definitely end up revealing his hypo...
CHANDRABABU V.S.
Depend not on another, but lean instead on thyself...True happiness is born of self-reliance.
THE LAWS OF MANU
As yet, Bernard Shaw hasn't become prominent enough to have any enemies, but none of his friends lik...
OSCAR WILDE
The tattoo is just setting below his hp bone.
H e l l i s e m p t y
a n d a l l t h e d ...
TAHEREH MAFI
And these Things,
which live by perishing, know you are praising them; transient,
they lo...
RAINER MARIA RILKE
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people la...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Je t'aime. Aujourd'hui. Ce soir. Demain. Pour toujours. Si je vivais mille ans, je t'appartiendrais ...
MICHELLE HODKIN
Hard to restrain, unstable is this mind; it flits wherever it lists. Good it is to control the mind....
GAUTAMA BUDDHA
This is the true joy of life, the being used up for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
You mistake patience for forbearance.
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
You must save what you can of your life; you musn't lose it all simply because you've lost a part.
HENRY JAMES
Such was the hidden power of nature, capable of producing extreme beauty and cruelty at the same tim...
KENNETH EADE
Kehidupan perempuan itu sembilan bagian kacau dan satu bagian ajaib, kau akan segera mengetahuinya.....
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
Jaime smiled knowingly. Men will read all sorts of things into a knowing smile if you let them.
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
There is only one classroom in which to learn: 1. The work of God. 2. The will of God. 3. The trustw...
ELISABETH ELLIOT
Look to your heart and soul first, rather than looking to your head first, when choosing. Rather tha...
JEFFREY R. ANDERSON
I I I I I I t t t t t t i i i i i i s s s s s s u u u u u u n n n n n n f f f f f f o o o o o o r r ...
TODD COBURN
I wish I was home", She said miserably.
She tried so hard to be brave,
to be fierce as a...
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
She was scarcely a year older than I was, dark-haired, slender, with a face that would break your he...
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
There are laws. There are rules. And when you break them, there are consequences. Laws of nature and...
AMY HARMON
Pain is just a feeling, and feelings aren't real.
MICHELLE HODKIN
There are still archaeological places (on the island) that are significant to our tribe culturally.
MIKE JACKSON
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its ...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Therefore I am sure that this, my Coronation, is not the symbol of a power and a splendor that are g...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
The events that I have attended to mark my Diamond Jubilee have been a humbling experience. It has t...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I have in sincerity pledged myself to your service, as so many of you are pledged to mine. Throughou...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I hope that tomorrow we can all, wherever we are, join in expressing our grief at Diana's loss, ...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Like all best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
My husband has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years, and I owe him a debt greater ...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I have been aware all the time that my peoples, spread far and wide throughout every continent and o...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I'm chasing oblivion I will never find.
MICHELLE HODKIN
I wouldn't want to marry anybody who was wicked, but I think I'd like it if he could be wicked and w...
L.M. MONTGOMERY
We depend on the critics to give us a glimpse of what happened. Bernard Shaw championed Ibsen, who g...
DIANA RIGG
Tribe follows tribe, and nation follows nation, like the waves of the sea. It is the order of nature...
CHIEF SEATTLE
Customs are more powerful than laws.
THE TALMUD
When each and every believer rises up to serve others and function according to their capacity, the ...
HENRY HON
We all are wearing many hundred glasses of different colors. Therefore, everyone sees the world in d...
MUDITHA CHAMPIKA
At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies also at the heart of the Chr...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
For many, Christmas is also a time for coming together. But for others, service will come first.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
The lessons from the peace process are clear; whatever life throws at us, our individual responses w...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I myself prefer my New Zealand eggs for breakfast.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
The British constitution has always been puzzling and always will be.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Madam President, speaking here in Dublin Castle it is impossible to ignore the weight of history, as...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
First, I want to pay tribute to Diana myself. She was an exceptional and gifted human being. In good...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something e...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your s...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
We lost the American colonies because we lacked the statesmanship to know the right time and the man...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
These wretched babies don't come until they are ready.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of ...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II
It is easy enough to define what the Commonwealth is not. Indeed this is quite a popular pastime.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II

More George Bernard Shaw

Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Man is the only animal of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid of.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
If the announcer can produce the impression that he is a gentlemen, he may pronounce as he pleases.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
He who has never hoped can never despair.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The doctor learns that if he gets ahead of the superstitions of his patients he is a ruined man; and...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Every doctor will allow a colleague to decimate a whole countryside sooner than violate the bond of ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I'm only a beer teetotaler, not a champagne teetotaler.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I'm an atheist and I thank God for it.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
We want a few mad people now. See where the sane ones have landed us!
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The c...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Self-denial is not a virtue, it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
There are no secrets better kept than the secrets that everybody guesses.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Bad artists always admire each others work.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Of all human struggles there is none so treacherous and remorseless as the struggle between the art...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
My reputation grows with every failure.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
We know now that the soul is the body, and the body the soul. They tell us they are different becaus...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
If a woman rebels against high-heeled shoes, she should take care to do it in a very smart hat.
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
HIGGINS. Have you no morals, man?
DOOLITTLE [unabashed] Cant afford them, Governor. Neither cou...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
If the lesser mind could measure the greater as a footrule can measure a pyramid, there would be fin...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Hell is full of musical amateurs.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich--something for nothing.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
A day's work is a day's work, neither more nor less, and the man who does it needs a day's sustenanc...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I never resist temptation because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Youth, which is forgiven everything, forgives itself nothing: age, which forgives itself everything,...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
One man who has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men haven't and don't.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten time...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
People always get tired of one another. I grow tired of myself whenever I am left alone for ten minu...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Alcohol is a very necessary article... It makes life bearable to millions of people who could not en...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
It is the deed that teaches, not the name we give it. Murder and capital punishment are not opposi...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
We should have had socialism already, but for the socialists.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
All censorships exist to prevent any one from challenging current conceptions and existing instituti...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
When a man wants to murder a tiger, it's called sport; when the tiger wants to murder him it's calle...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever whe...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I am a gentleman: I live by robbing the poor.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Do not do unto others as you would they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
What is virtue but the trades unionism of the married.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The fickleness of the women whom I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
It is most unwise for people in love to marry
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
A dramatic critic is a man who leaves no turn unstoned.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
To be clever enough to get a great deal of money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Democracy: The substitution of election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
If all the economists in the world were laid end to end, they wouldn't reach any conclusion.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Very few people can afford to be poor.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The idea of personal salvation is intensely repugnant to me when it is not absurd. Imagine Roosevelt...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
If I were a woman, I'd simply refuse to speak to any man or do anything for men until I'd go...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
We are the only real aristocracy in the world: the aristocracy of money.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The heretic is always better dead. And mortal eyes cannot distinguish the saint from the heretic.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Those who do not know how to live must make a merit of dying.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I have to live for others and not for myself: that's middle-class morality.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Home life is no more natural to us than a cage is natural to a cockatoo.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage he is at least safe from people...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
If I own a large part of Scotland, I can turn the people off the land practically into the sea or ac...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that&#...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The weak may not be admired and hero-worshipped; but they are by no means disliked or shunned; and t...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Every drunken skipper trusts to Providence. But one of the ways of Providence with drunken skipper...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
What a man believes may be ascertained, not from his creed, but from the assumptions on which he hab...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
When we know what God is, we shall be gods ourselves.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
If women were as fastidious as men, morally or physically, there would be an end of the race.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Success covers a multitude of blunders.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drun...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Beauty is all very well at first sight; but whoever looks at it when it has been in the house three ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Power does not corrupt man; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Life is a disease; and the only difference between one man and another is the stage of the disease a...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
This is the true joy of life, the being used up for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
You see things and you say "Why?"; but I dream things that never were and I say "Why not?".
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time he se...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation for my...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Life at its noblest leaves mere happiness far behind; and indeed cannot endure it. Happiness is not ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The universal regard for money is the one hopeful fact in our civilization. Money is the most import...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
In Ireland they try to make a cat cleanly by rubbing its nose in its own filth. Mr. Joyce has tried ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
If any religion had the chance of ruling over England, nay Europe within the next hundred years, it ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
We don't bother much about dress and manners in England, because as a nation we don't dress well and...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I am sick of reasonable people: they see all the reasons for being lazy and doing nothing.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Affection between adults - if they are really adult in mind and not merely grown up children - and c...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
It is only natural that a man should have established friendly relationship with the wives of his fr...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
All religions begin with a revolt against morality, and perish when morality conquers them
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
It is the sexless novel that should be distinguished: the sex novel is now normal.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
What is both surprising and delightful is that spectators are allowed, and even expected, to join in...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Revolutionary movements attract those who are not good enough for established institutions as well a...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Criminals do not die by the hands of the law; they die by the hands of other men.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing. -George Bernard Shaw.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
... government that "substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The one point on which all women are in furious secret rebellion against the existing law is the sa...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
A day's work is a day's work, neither more nor less, and the man who does it needs a day's sustenan...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity an...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
If you eliminate smoking and gambling, you will be amazed to find that almost all an Englishman's pl...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The true joy of life [is] being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one ... being ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us o...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Justice is justice though it's always delayed and finally done only by mistake
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny: they have only shifted it to another shoulde...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I make a fortune from criticizing the policy of the government, and then hand it over to the governm...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Heaven, as conventionally conceived, is a place so inane, so dull, so useless, so miserable, that no...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
It would positively be a relief to me to dig him [Shakespeare] up and throw stones at him.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains that I...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Success covers a multitude of blunders
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
A moderately honest man with a moderately faithful wife, moderate drinkers both, in a moderately hea...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Life at its noblest leaves mere happiness far behind; and indeed cannot endure it. Happiness is not ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
A genius can't be forced; nor can you make an ape an alderman.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
England and America are two countries divided by a common language.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Animals are my friends, and I don't eat my friends
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Beware of the man whose God is in the skies
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Man gives every reason for his conduct save one, every excuse for his crimes save one, every plea fo...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Morals being mostly only social habits and circumstantial necessities.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Soldiering, my dear madam, is the coward's art of attacking mercilessly when you are strong, and kee...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
There are no secrets better kept than the secrets that everybody guesses
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my priv...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I am very sorry, but I cannot learn languages. I have tried hard, only to find that men of ordinary ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Obscenity can be found in every book except the telephone directory.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
When George Bernard Shaw visited New Zealand a reporter asked him his impression of the place and, a...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't!
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
A man's interest in the world is only the overflow of his interest in himself
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
A lifetime of happiness? No man could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
What use are cartridges in battle? I always carry chocolate instead
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
You sometimes have to answer to a woman according to her womanishness, just as you have to answer a ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The English are not very spiritual people, so they invented cricket to give them some idea of eterni...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I sold flowers. I didn't sell myself. Now you've made a lady of me I'm not fit to sell anything else...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
To be in hell is to drift; to be in heaven is to steer
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The art of government is the organisation of idolatry.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Dancing: The vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
You cannot be a hero without being a coward
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
At present, intelligent people do not have their children vaccinated, nor does the law now compel th...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Words are only postage stamps delivering the object for you to unwrap
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
It shows how dangerous it is to be too good
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Nothing but the natural ignorance of the public, countenanced by the inoculated erroneousness of the...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Morality can go to its father the devil.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
THE DEVIL. As far as I went, yes. But I will now go further, and confess to you that men get tired o...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
We cut the throat of a calf and hang it up by the heels to bleed to death so that our veal cutlet ma...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Socialism is the same as Communism, only better English
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
He who has never hoped can never despair
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
What is the use of straining after an amiable view of things, when a cynical view is most likely to ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, t...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Woman's dearest delight is to wound Man's self-conceit, though Man's dearest delight is to gratify h...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
He knows nothing; he thinks he knows everything - that clearly points to a political career
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Changeable women are more enduring than monotonous ones. They are sometimes murdered but seldom dese...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
People get nothing out of books but what they bring to them
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Golf is typical capitalist lunacy.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
My rank is the highest known in Switzerland: I'm a free citizen.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
What is the use of straining after an amiable view of things, when a cynical view is most likely to ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny: they have only shifted it to another shoulde...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
The surest way to ruin a man who doesn't know how to handle money is to give him some.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
[But that was how it was in a workaday Britain generally addicted to merit, rather than one increasi...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, y...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Imprisonment is as irrevocable as death.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
There is only one belief that can rob death of its sting and the grave of its victory.. For without ...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Be like the sun and meadow, which are not in the least concerned about the coming winter.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Great Britain and the United States are nations separated by a common language.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is...
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Science is always simple and profound. It is only half truths that are dangerous.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Whisky is liquid sunshine.
GEORGE BERNARD SHAW