Everybody who does not live in a prostitute's bed and on a diet of cocaine snow is called an ascetic nowadays.

-George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw

Confusing monogamy with morality has done more to destroy the conscience of the human race than any other error.

George Bernard Shaw
The public want actresses, because they think all actresses bad. They don't want music or poetry because they know that both are good. So actors and actresses thrive and poets and composers starve.
George Bernard Shaw

I shall always be a flower girl to Professor Higgins, because he always treats me as a flower girl, and always will; but I know I can be a lady to you, because you always treat me as a lady, and always will.

George Bernard Shaw
Wise kings wear shabby clothes, and leave the gold lace to the drum major.
George Bernard Shaw

Two percent of the people think; three percent of the people think they think; and ninety-five percent of the people would rather die than think.

George Bernard Shaw
Socialism never arises in the earlier phases of capitalism, as, for instance, among the pioneers of civilisation in a country where there is plenty of land available for private appropriation by the last comer.
George Bernard Shaw

I do not know what I think until I write it.

George Bernard Shaw
Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of his tribe are the laws of nature!
George Bernard Shaw

Even if animal experimentation was proved to be of value, it would be morally wrong.

George Bernard Shaw
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. George Bernard Sha