George Bernard Shaw - Page 5

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

Animals are my friends… and I don’t eat my friends.
– George Bernard Shaw

A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.
– George Bernard Shaw

A man who has no office to go to I don’t care who he is – is a trial of which you can have no conception.
– George Bernard Shaw

I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.
– George Bernard Shaw

The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.
– George Bernard Shaw

If you eliminate smoking and gambling, you will be amazed to find that almost all an Englishman’s pleasures can be, and mostly are, shared by his dog.
– George Bernard Shaw

Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.
– 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

A fool’s brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
– George Bernard Shaw

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing.
– George Bernard Shaw

I believe in the discipline of silence and could talk for hours about it.
– George Bernard Shaw

Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
– George Bernard Shaw

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self respect.
– George Bernard Shaw

No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious.
– George Bernard Shaw

Self control is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive.
– George Bernard Shaw

There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.
– George Bernard Shaw

The churches must learn humility as well as teach it.
– George Bernard Shaw

Property is organized robbery.
– George Bernard Shaw

Don’t ask me for promises until I know what I am promising.
– George Bernard Shaw