author: george bernard shaw

  • No public man in these islands ever believes that the Bible means what it says: he is always convinced that it says what he means. – George Bernard Shaw

  • A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. – George Bernard Shaw

  • Women are not angels. They are as foolish as men in many ways; but they have had to devote themselves to life whilst men have had to devote themselves to death; and that makes a vital difference in male and female religion. Women have been forced to fear whilst men have been forced to dare:…

  • When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part. – George Bernard Shaw

  • I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend… if you have one. – George Bernard Shaw Cannot possibly attend first night, will attend second… if there is one. – Winston Churchill

  • When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity. – George Bernard Shaw

  • Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh. – George Bernard Shaw

  • People always get tired of one another. I grow tired of myself whenever I am left alone for ten minutes, and I am certain that I am fonder of myself than anyone else can be of another person. – George Bernard Shaw

  • 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