183 Quotes By George Bernard Shaw


He's a man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
George Bernard Shaw on great

Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
George Bernard Shaw on happiness

It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.
George Bernard Shaw on happiness

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

Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not.
George Bernard Shaw on health

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 on health

If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
George Bernard Shaw on history

Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.
George Bernard Shaw on history

Home life is no more natural to us than a cage is natural to a cockatoo.
George Bernard Shaw on home

The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.
George Bernard Shaw on home

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

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
George Bernard Shaw on imagination

It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.
George Bernard Shaw on intelligence

I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence.
George Bernard Shaw on intelligence

Beware of false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance.
George Bernard Shaw on knowledge

In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win.
George Bernard Shaw on knowledge

Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
George Bernard Shaw on knowledge

What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
George Bernard Shaw on knowledge

I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
George Bernard Shaw on learning

If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
George Bernard Shaw on learning

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