George Bernard Shaw - Page 2

An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
– George Bernard Shaw

We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.
– George Bernard Shaw

The ultimate form of censorship is assassination.
– George Bernard Shaw

Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; do not outlive yourself.
– George Bernard Shaw

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

I never resist temptation, because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.
– George Bernard Shaw

Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.
– George Bernard Shaw

A mind of the calibre of mine cannot derive its nutriment from cows.
– George Bernard Shaw

You see things; and you say “Why?” But I dream things that never were; and I say “Why not?”
– George Bernard Shaw

The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.
– George Bernard Shaw

We must reform society before we can reform ourselves.
– George Bernard Shaw

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
– George Bernard Shaw

Some men see things as they are and say, “Why?” I dream of things that never were and say, “Why not?”
– George Bernard Shaw

A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
– 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

Lack of money is the root of all evil.
– George Bernard Shaw

Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
– George Bernard Shaw

Some men see things as they are and say, “Why?” I dream of things that never were and say, “Why not?”
– George Bernard Shaw

One man who has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven’t and don’t.
– George Bernard Shaw

England and America are two countries divided by a common language.
– George Bernard Shaw