Quotes by George Bernard Shaw

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

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

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

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

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

My reputation grows with every failure.
– George Bernard Shaw

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
– George Bernard Shaw

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

Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
– George Bernard Shaw

When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when the tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
– George Bernard Shaw

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
– 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

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