Quotes by: George Bernard Shaw
When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn't got any.
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.
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.
She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech.
Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own.
Creation is a miracle of daily recurrence. 'A miracle a minute' would not be a bad slogan for God.
People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.
In socialism, private property is anathema, and equal distribution of income the first consideration. In capitalism, private property is cardinal, and distribution left to ensue from the play of free contract and selfish interest on that basis, no matter what anomalies it may present.
I have to live for others and not for myself: that's middle-class morality.
The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.
Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not.
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
Why, except as a means of livelihood, a man should desire to act on the stage when he has the whole world to act in, is not clear to me.