Top 10 Thinking Quotes by George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw

It exasperated her to think that the dungeon in which she had languished for so many unhappy years had been unlocked all the time, and that the impulses she had so carefully struggled with and stifled for the sake of keeping well with society, were precisely those by which alone she could have come into any sort of sincere human contact.

George Bernard Shaw
Whether you think Jesus was God or not, you must admit he was a first-rate political economist.
George Bernard Shaw

Nothing is more dreadful than a husband who keeps telling you everything he thinks, and always wants to know what you think.

George Bernard Shaw
I never expect a soldier to think.
George Bernard Shaw

If you do things merely because you think some other fool expects you to do them, and he expects you to do them because he thinks you expect him to expect you to do them, it will end in everybody doing what nobody wants to do, which is in my opinion a silly state of things.

George Bernard Shaw
Always strive to find out what to do by thinking, without asking anybody. If you continually do this, you will soon act like a grown-up woman. For want of doing this, a very great number of grown-up people act like children.
George Bernard Shaw

Think what cowards men would be if they had to bear children. Women are altogether a superior species.

George Bernard Shaw
You are all alike, you respectable people. You can't tell me the bursting strain of a ten-inch gun, which is a very simple matter;but you all think you can tell me the bursting strain of a man under temptation. You daren't handle high explosives; but you're all ready to handle honesty and truth and justice and the whole duty of man, and kill one another at that game. What a country! What a world!
George Bernard Shaw

A conquered nation is like a man with cancer: he can think of nothing else.

George Bernard Shaw
Men are always thinking that they are going to do something grandly wicked to their enemies; but when it comes to the point, really bad men are just as rare as really good ones.