George Bernard Shaw Quotes

It’s just as unpleasant to get more than you bargain for as to get less.

You don’t learn to hold your own in the world by standing on guard, but by attacking and getting well hammered yourself.

I’m an atheist, and I thank God for it.

It shows how dangerous it is to be too good. (On the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi in 1948)

The true artist will let his wife starve, his children go barefoot, his mother drudge for his living at seventy, sooner than work at anything but his art.

You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.

Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.

No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious.

Animals are my friends, and I don’t eat my friends.

Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.