I can think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were built only to serve.

-George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw

I finished my first book seventy-six years ago. I offered it to every publisher on the English-speaking earth I had ever heard of. Their refusals were unanimous: and it did not get into print until, fifty years later; publishers would publish anything that had my name on it.

George Bernard Shaw
If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance.
George Bernard Shaw

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.

George Bernard Shaw
The one point on which all women are in furious secret rebellion against the existing law is the saddling of the right to a child with the obligation to become the servant of a man.
George Bernard Shaw

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. George Bernard Sha

George Bernard Shaw
Oh, come! That boot is on the other leg. Why should you call me to account for eating decently? If I battened on the scorched corpses of animals, you might well ask me why I did that
George Bernard Shaw

There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage.

George Bernard Shaw
I don't. I look my age; and I am my age. It is the other people who look older than they are. What can you expect from people who eat corpses and drink spirits?
George Bernard Shaw

Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life. George Bernard

George Bernard Shaw
If any religion had a chance of ruling over England, nay Europe within the next hundred years, it could be Islam.