George Bernard Shaw Quotes

You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.

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.

What the world calls originality is only an unaccustomed method of tickling it.

Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.

The art of government is the organization of idolatry.

My opportunities were still there, nay, they multiplied tenfold; but the strength and youth to cope with them began to fail, and to need eking out with the shifty cunning of experience.

If you leave the smallest corner of your head vacant for a moment, other people’s opinions will rush in from all quarters.

Old men are dangerous it doesn’t matter to them what is going to happen to the world.

The longer I live, the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time.

Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.