The more I see of the moneyed classes, the more I understand the guillotine.
Man's inhumanity to man is only surpassed by his cruelty to animals
Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out.
Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it.
She has mischievious moments in when she wishes she could get him alone on a desert island...
Activity is the only road to knowledge.
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
Our lives are shaped not as much by our experiences as by our expectations.
The ordinary man is an anarchist. He wants to do as he likes. He may want his neighbour to be governed, but he himself doesn't want to be governed. He is mortally afraid of government officials and policemen.
Civilization is a disease produced by the practice of building societies with rotten material.
I would exchange every painting of Christ for one snapshot.
The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.
No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious. George Bernard
We know now that the soul is the body, and the body the soul. They tell us they are different because they want to persuade us that we can keep our souls if we let them make slaves of our bodies.
No man manages his affairs as well as a tree does
We are all victims of the violence that animals suffer... their liberation is also our liberation.
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
Remember that you are a human being with a soul and the divine gift of articulate speech: that your native language is the language of Shakespeare and Milton and The Bible; and don't sit there crooning like a bilious pigeon.
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
Taxes are the chief business of a conqueror of the world.
I am enclosing two tickets to the first night of my new play; bring a friend... if you have one.
We have in England a curious belief in first-rate people, meaning all the people we do not know; and this consoles us for the undeniable second-rateness of the people we do know.
The thought of two thousand people crunching celery at the same time horrified me.
Very few people can afford to be poor.
We must not stay as we are, doing always what was done last time, or we shall stick in the mud. Yet neither must we undertake a new world as catastrophic Utopians, and wreck our civilization in our hurry to mend it.
There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.
The shot Irishmen will now take their places beside Emmet and the Manchester Martyrs in Ireland, and beside the heroes of Poland and SÃ©rbia and Belgium in Europe; and nothing in heaven or earth can prevent it.
Property is organized robbery. George Bernard
The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life. George Bernard Sha
For four wicked centuries the world has dreamed this foolish dream of efficiency; and the end is not yet. But the end will come.