Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability.

-George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw

The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.

George Bernard Shaw
How you ought properly to spell 'fish' in English: 'goti' .
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
Never believe anything a writer tells you about himself. A man comes to believe in the end the lies he tells himself about himself.
George Bernard Shaw

Syllables govern the world. George Bernard

George Bernard Shaw
It exasperated her to think that the dungeon in which she had languished for so many unhappy years had been unlocked all the time, and that the impulses she had so carefully struggled with and stifled for the sake of keeping well with society, were precisely those by which alone she could have come into any sort of sincere human contact.
George Bernard Shaw

Never fret for an only son, the idea of failure will never occur to him.

George Bernard Shaw
What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering.
George Bernard Shaw

I have never admitted the right of an elderly author to alter the work of a young author, even when the young author happens to be his former self.

George Bernard Shaw
The stock actor is a stage calamity