It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
Atrocities are not less atrocities when they occur in laboratories and are called medical research.
The function of the actor is to make the audience imagine for the moment that real things are happening to real people.
A learned man is an idler who kills time by study.
The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves, but how sheâ€™s treated.
If you lived in London, where the whole system is one of false good-fellowship, and you may know a man for twenty years without finding out that he hates you like poison, you would soon have your eyes opened. There we do unkind things in a kind way: we say bitter things in a sweet voice: we always g
The best way to get your point across is to entertain.
If ever I utter an oath again may my soul be blasted to eternal damnation!
Man is the only animal which esteems itself rich in proportion to the number and voracity of its parasites.
I object to publishers: the one service they have done me is to teach me to do without them. They combine commercial rascality with artistic touchiness and pettishness, without being either good business men or fine judges of literature.
Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
Hollywood keeps before its child audiences a string of glorified young heroes, everyone of whom is an unhesitating and violent Anarchist. His one answer to everything that annoys him or disparages his country or his parents or his young lady or his personal code of manly conduct is to give the offen
An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
My only policy is to profess evil and do good.
If all the Churches of Europe closed their doors until the drums ceased rolling they would act as a most powerful reminder that though the glory of war is a famous and ancient glory, it is not the final glory of God.
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
A love affair should always be a honeymoon. And the only way to make sure of that is to keep changing the man; for the same man can never keep it up.
Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life itself is the miracle of miracles.
Oh the tiger will love you. There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
The philosopher is Nature's pilot.
When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn't got any. George Bernard
What we call education and culture is for the most part nothing but the substitution of reading for experience, of literature for life, of the obsolete fictitious for the contemporary real.
New opinions often appear first as jokes and fancies, then as blasphemies and treason, then as questions open to discussion, and finally as established truths.
Any man who is not a communist at the age of twenty is a fool. Any man who is still a communist at the age of thirty is an even bigger fool.
While we have prisons it matters little which of us occupy the cells.
Being hurt by someone you truly care about leaves a hole in you heart that only love can fill.
Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing. George Bernard
Our prejudices are so deeply rooted that we never think of them as prejudices but call them common sense.
There are two things necessary to Salvation.... Money and gunpowder.
Marx's Kapital is not a treatise on socialism; it is a gerrymand against the bourgeoisie. It was supposed to be written for the working class, but the working man respects the bourgeoisie and wants to be a bourgeoisie. Marx never got a hold of him for a moment. It was the revolting sons of the bourg