An English army led by an Irish general: that might be a match for a French army led by an Italian general.

-George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw

During the last considerable epidemic at the turn of the century, I was a member of the Health Committee of London Borough Council, and I learned how the credit of vaccination is kept up statistically by diagnosing all the revaccinated cases (of smallpox) as pustular eczema, varioloid or what not---except smallpox.

George Bernard Shaw
Only fools repeat the same things over and over, expecting to obtain different results.
George Bernard Shaw

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

George Bernard Shaw
I do not waste my time writing pot-boilers: the pot must be boiled, and even my pot au feu has some chunks of fresh meat in it. ...I have no time to boil myself down; and anyhow I could not do so and preserve all the necessary nutriment and the flavoring on which the digestibility depends.
George Bernard Shaw

It's easier to replace a dead man than a good picture.

George Bernard Shaw
When God created man and woman, he did not take a patent. That's why any imbecile has been able to do so ever since.
George Bernard Shaw

Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands of other men.

George Bernard Shaw
All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.
George Bernard Shaw

When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.

George Bernard Shaw
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.