George Bernard Shaw Quotes


402 George Bernard Shaw quotes:



"Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Age And Aging Quotes
"You can easily find people who are ten times as rich at sixty as they were at twenty; but not one of them will tell you that they are ten times as happy"
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Age And Aging Quotes
"When our relatives are at home, we have to think of all their good points or it would be impossible to endure them. But when they are away, we console ourselves for their absence by dwelling on their vices."
"If you injure your neighbour, better not do it by halves."
"Get married, but never to a man who is home all day"
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people"
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Better never than late."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Advice Quotes Punctuality Quotes
"Go on writing plays, my boy, One of these days one of these London producers will go into his office and say to his secretary, "Is there a play from Shaw this morning?" and when she says, "No," he will say, "Well, then we'll have to start on the rubbish." And that's your chance, my boy."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"You have to choose between trusting to the natural stability of gold and the natural stability of the honesty and intelligence of the members of the government. And, with due respect to these gentlemen, I advise you, as long as the capitalist system lasts, to vote for gold."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"The surest way to ruin a man who doesn't know how to handle money is to give him some."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history."
"Always let your flattery be seen through for what really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering"
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"I talk democracy to these men and women. I tell them that they have the vote, and that theirs is the kingdom and the power and the glory. I say to them ''You are supreme: exercise your power'.' They say, ''That's right: tell us what to do';' and I tell them. I say ''Exercise our vote intelligently by voting for me'.' And they do. That's democracy; and a splendid thing it is too for putting the right men in the right place."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"If you are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life, your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage -- it can be delightful."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect"
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"If you strike a child, take care that you strike it in anger, even at the risk of maiming it for life. A blow in cold blood neither can nor should be forgiven."
"I'm not a teacher: only a fellow-traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead -- ahead of myself as well as you."
Author: Shaw Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"The natural term of the affection of the human animal for its offspring is six years."
"If you value a man's regard, strive with him. As to liking, you like your newspaper -- and despise it."



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