Shall I turn up the light for you? No, give me deeper darkness. Money is not made in the light.

-George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw

Even under the most perfect Social Democracy we should, without Communism, still be living like hogs, except that each hog would get his fair share of grub.... Whilst we are hogs, let us at least be well-fed, healthy, reciprocally useful hogs, instead of--well, instead of the sort we are at present.

George Bernard Shaw
What a man believes may be ascertained, not from his creed, but from the assumptions on which he habitually acts.
George Bernard Shaw

Be like the sun and meadow, which are not in the least concerned about the coming winter.

George Bernard Shaw
If there was twenty ways of telling the truth and only one way of telling a lie, the Government would find it out. It's in the nature of governments to tell lies.
George Bernard Shaw

The more reasonable a student was in mathematics, the more unreasonable she was in the affairs of real life, concerning which fewtrustworthy postulates have yet been ascertained.

George Bernard Shaw
Martyrdom, sir, is what these people like: it is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
George Bernard Shaw

If the announcer can produce the impression that he is a gentleman, he may pronounce as he pleases.

George Bernard Shaw
I have to live for others and not for myself: that's middle-class morality. George Bernard
George Bernard Shaw

The real moment of success is not the moment apparent to the crowd.

George Bernard Shaw
I wish people would stop talking about my birthday.