I was always unlawful; I broke the law when I was born because my parents weren't married.
Whether you think Jesus was God or not, you must admit he was a first-rate political economist.
Our laws make law impossible; our liberties destroy all freedom; our property is organized robbery; our morality an impudent hypocrisy; our wisdom is administered by inexperienced or mal-experienced dupes; our power wielded by cowards and weaklings; and our honour false in all its points. I am an en
Nobody can say a word against Greek: it stamps a man at once as an educated gentlemen.
No use slaving for me and then saying you want to be cared for: who cares for a slave? If you come back, come back for the sake of good fellowship; for youâ€™ll get nothing else.
There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage. George Bernard
When we know what God is, we shall be gods ourselves.
It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics. George Bernard Sha
The surest way to ruin a man who doesn't know how to handle money is to give him some.
The Anti-Vivisector does not deny that physiologists must make experiments and even take chances with new methods. He says that they must not seek knowledge by criminal methods, just as they must not make money by criminal methods. He does not object to Galileo dropping cannon balls from the top of
The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
If you begin by sacrificing yourself to those you love, you will end by hating those to whom you have sacrificed yourself.
A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
Democracy is a form of government that substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
Security, the chief pretense of civilization, cannot exist where the worst of dangers, the danger of poverty, hangs over everyone's head.
Eternal is the fact that the human creature born in Ireland and brought up in its air is Irish. I have lived for twenty years in Ireland and for seventy-two in England; but the twenty came first and in Britain I am still a foreigner and shall die one.
A third variety of drama ... begins as tragedy with scraps of fun in it ... and ends in comedy without mirth in it, the place of mirth being taken by a more or less bitter and critical irony.
Confusing monogamy with morality has done more to destroy the conscience of the human race than any other error.
Conceive. That is the word that means both the beginning in imagination and the end in creation.
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---
The natural term of the affection of the human animal for its offspring is six years.
The law is equal before all of us; but we are not all equal before the law. Virtually there is one law for the rich and another for the poor, one law for the cunning and another for the simple, one law for the forceful and another for the feeble, one law for the ignorant and another for the learned,
I have studied him - the wonderful man - and in my opinion far from being an anti-Christ he must be called the saviour of humanity.
Never resist temptation: prove all things: hold fast that which is good.
The popular definition of tragedy is heavy drama in which everyone is killed in the last act, comedy being light drama in which everyone is married in the last act.
Where equality is undisputed, so also is subordination.
Once there was a time when all people believed in God and the church ruled. This time is called the Dark Ages. He who can, does. He who cannot teaches.
We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.
I'm an atheist and I thank God for it. George Bernard Sha
It's easier to replace a dead man than a good picture.