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

Nothing is worth doing unless the consequences may be serious.

George Bernard Shaw
You're only a beginner; and what you think is love, and interest, and all that, is not real love at all: three quarters of it is only unsatisfied curiosity.
George Bernard Shaw

The seven deadly sins... food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven millstones from Man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the millstones are lifted.

George Bernard Shaw
Women have been a ghastly nuisance in my life.
George Bernard Shaw

The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.

George Bernard Shaw
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold.
George Bernard Shaw

Capitalism justified itself and was adopted as an economic principle on the express ground that it provides selfish motives for doing good, and that human beings will do nothing except for selfish motives

George Bernard Shaw
We must not stay as we are, doing always what was done last time; or we shall stick in the mud.
George Bernard Shaw

When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.

George Bernard Shaw
Life on board a pleasure steamer violates every moral and physical condition of healthy life except fresh air. . . . It is a guzzling, lounging, gambling, dog's life. The only alternative to excitement is irritability.