Youre here: Home » Famous Quotes » George Bernard Shaw Quotes, Page 5


» Famous Quotes Home

» Quote Topics

» Author Nationalities

» Author Types

» Popular Searches

 Browse authors:

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

Page 5 of 11
George Bernard Shaw
July 26, 1856 - November 2, 1950
Nationality: Irish
Category: Dramatist
Subcategory: Irish Dramatist

You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.


A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.


We are the only real aristocracy in the world: the aristocracy of money.


The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.


I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.


Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.


Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.


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.


Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.


All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.


I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage he is at least safe from people.


A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.


Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.


Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own.


Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.


Nothing is worth doing unless the consequences may be serious.


What is virtue but the Trade Unionism of the married?


There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it.


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


If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.


Page:   1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11

Privacy Policy
Copyright © 1999-2008 All rights reserved.