The truth is the one thing that nobody will believe.
First really like is just a little bit foolishness as well as a lot of curiosity. No actually self-respecting girl would reap the benefits of it.
I lay my eternal curse on whomsoever shall now or at any time hereafter make schoolbooks of my works and make me hated as Shakespeare is hated. My plays were not designed as instruments of torture. All the schools that lust after them get this answer, and will never get any other.
I am the most spontaneous speaker in the world because every word, every gesture, and every retort has been carefully rehearsed.
Creation is a miracle of daily recurrence. 'A miracle a minute' would not be a bad slogan for God.
Although I cannot lay an egg, I am a very good judge of omelettes
Great art is never produced for its own sake. It is too difficult to be worth the effort.
We throw the whole drudgery of creation on one sex, and then imply that no female of any delicacy would initiate any effort in that direction.
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life. George Bernard Sha
The chief objection to playing wind instruments is that it prolongs the life of the player.
There is a disease to which plays as well as men become liable with advancing years. In men it is called doting, in plays dating.The more topical the play the more it dates.
It is quite useless to declare that all men are born free if you deny that they are born good . Guarantee a man's goodness and his liberty will take care of itself. To guarantee his freedom on condition that you approve of his moral character is formally to abolish all freedom whatsoever, as every m
For nearly twenty years I have been a published author... But I have never yet seen a book of mine offered for sale in a shop window.
Words are only postage stamps delivering the object for you to unwrap
Never believe anything a writer tells you about himself. A man comes to believe in the end the lies he tells himself about himself.
I'm sick of all the reasonable people: they see all the reasons for doing nothing
The plain working truth is that it is not only good for people to be shocked occasionally, but absolutely necessary to the progress of society that they should be shocked pretty often.
When the horrors of anarchy force us to set up laws that forbid us to fight and torture one another for sport, we still snatch at every excuse for declaring individuals outside the protection of law and torturing them to our hearts content.
The road to ignorance is paved with good editors.
Schools and schoolmasters, as we have them today, are not popular as places of education and teachers, but rather prisons and turnkeys in which children are kept to prevent them disturbing and chaperoning their parent.
Trade unionism is not socialism. It is the capitalism of the proletariat.
Life would be tolerable but for its amusements. George Bernard
To disbelieve in marriage is easy: to love a married woman is easy; but to betray a comrade, to be disloyal to a host, to break the covenant of bread and salt, is impossible.
An asylum for the sane would be empty in America. George Bernard Sha
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it. George Bernard
Idiots are always in favour of inequality of income (their only chance of eminence), and the really great in favour of equality.
In socialism, private property is anathema, and equal distribution of income the first consideration. In capitalism, private property is cardinal, and distribution left to ensue from the play of free contract and selfish interest on that basis, no matter what anomalies it may present.
He's a man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
A family is a tyranny ruled over by it's weakest member.
Youth, which is forgiven everything, forgives itself nothing: age, which forgives itself everything, is forgiven nothing.