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Quotes By George Bernard Shaw


Famous Quotes & Quotations By George Bernard Shaw:

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Families, Heaven.

A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Vegitarians.

A mind of the calibre of mine cannot derive its nutriment from cows.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Vegitarians.

A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Hell.

All dress is fancy dress, is it not, except our natural skins?
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Clothes.

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes, Annajanska, 1919 - Category: Truth.

All sorts of bodily diseases are produced by half-used minds.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Mind.

An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Horror, Politics.

And so, to the end of history, murder shall breed murder, always in the name of right and honor and peace, until the gods are tired of blood and create a race that can understand.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes, Caesar and Cleopatra - Category: History, Violence.

Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Vegitarians.

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes, The Rejected Statement, Part I, The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet, 1911 - Category: Censorship.

Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Integrity.

Custom will reconcile people to any atrocity; and fashion will drive them to acquire any custom.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Conformity.

Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes, Man and Superman, Maxims: Education,1905 - Category: Government.

Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Giving.

Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty; what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes, Maxims for Revolutionists, 1903 - Category: Poverty, Society.

Everything I eat has been proved by some doctor or other to be a deadly poison, and everything I don't eat has been proved to be indispensable for life. But I go marching on.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Food.

Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes, Maxims for Revolutionists, 1903 - Category: Life, Trees.

Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once a week.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Thinking.

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Curiosity, Love.

Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of his tribe are the laws of nature.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Conformity.

Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Happiness, Health.

Hell is full of musical amateurs.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Hell.

I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Communities.

I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes - Category: Success.

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