If there is anything I hate in a woman, it's want of character.

-George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw

Success covers a multitude of blunders.

George Bernard Shaw
Happiness and Beauty are by-products.
George Bernard Shaw

The art of government is the organisation of idolatry.

George Bernard Shaw
I don't know if there are men on the moon, but if there are they must be using the earth as their lunatic asylum
George Bernard Shaw

Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it.

George Bernard Shaw
Most people do not pray; they only beg.
George Bernard Shaw

The only way for a woman to provide for herself decently is for her to be good to some man that can afford to be good to her.

George Bernard Shaw
When you want to put something into your part that is not in the play, you must ask the author-or some other author-to lead up to the interpolation for you. Never forget that the effect of a line may depend not on its delivery, but on something said earlier in the play, either by somebody else or by yourself, and that if you change it, it may be necessary to change the whole first act as well.
George Bernard Shaw

What right has any human being to talk of bringing up a child? You do not bring up a tree or a plant. It brings itself up. You have to give it a fair chance by tilling the soil.

George Bernard Shaw
Our way of getting an army able to fight the German army is to declare war on Germany just as if we had such an army, and then trust to the appalling resultant peril and disaster to drive us into wholesale enlistment.