Quotes by George Bernard Shaw

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
– George Bernard Shaw

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

Progress is impossible without change & those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
– 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

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

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

Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
– George Bernard Shaw

He who can, does. He who can’t, teaches.
– George Bernard Shaw

England and America are two countries separated by the same language.
– George Bernard Shaw

The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
– George Bernard Shaw

The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.
– George Bernard Shaw

The most tragic thing in the world is a sick doctor.
– George Bernard Shaw

Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.
– George Bernard Shaw

Science is always wrong. It never solves a problem without creating ten more.
– George Bernard Shaw

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When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
-George Bernard Shaw

People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.
– George Bernard Shaw

He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.
– George Bernard Shaw

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
– George Bernard Shaw

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

The only person who acts sensibly is my tailor. He takes my measure anew every time he sees me. Everyone else goes by their old measurements.
– George Bernard Shaw

The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it.
– George Bernard Shaw

Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever when they are only wasting their time.
– 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

There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart’s desire. The other is to gain it.
– George Bernard Shaw

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