War does not decide who is right but who is left.
General consultant to mankind.
It is the first duty of every man not to be poor.
What a heartbreaking job it is trying to combine authors for their own protection... the first lesson I learned was that when you take the field for the authors you will be safer without a breastplate than without a backplate.
Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it. George Bernard Sha
At present there is not a single credible established religion in the world.
Now that we have learned to fly the air like birds, swim under water like fish, we lack one thing - to learn to live on earth as human beings.
I must have been an insufferable child; all children are.
I work as my father drank.
I must remind you that our credulity is not to be measured by the truth of the things we believe. When men believed that the earthwas flat, they were not credulous: they were using their common sense, and, if asked to prove that the earth was flat, would have said simply, "Look at it." Those who ref
Better never than late.
I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.
Hell is full of musical amateurs.
Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing. George Bernard Sha
After all, the wrong road always leads somewhere.
Only in the problem play is there any real drama, because drama is no mere setting up of the camera to nature: it is the presentation in parable of the conflict between Man's will and his environment: in a word, of problem.
Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity, and beauty as conspicuously as the want of it represents illness, weakness, disgrace, meanness, and ugliness.
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended. George Bernard Sha
The roulette table pays nobody except him that keeps it. Nevertheless a passion for gaming is common, though a passion for keeping roulette tables is unknown.
A serious illness or a death advertises the doctor exactly as a hanging advertises the barrister who defended the person hanged.
The notion that persons should be safe from extermination as long as they do not commit willful murder, or levy war against the Crown, or kidnap, or throw vitriol, is not only to limit social responsibility unnecessarily, and to privilege the large range of intolerable misconduct that lies outside t
The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.
Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances.
My schooling not only failed to teach me what it professed to be teaching, but prevented me from being educated to an extent which infuriates me when I think of all I might have learned at home by myself.
Oh, well, if you want original conversations, you'd better go and talk to yourself.
Those who are looking for paradise on Earth should come and see Dubrovnik.
The conversion of a savage to Christianity is the conversion of Christianity to savagery.
The play was a great success, but audience was a dismal failure.
Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny; they have only shifted it to another shoulder.