The notion that the colonel need be a better man than the private is as confused as the notion that the keystone need be stronger than the coping stone.

-George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw

We call the one side [of humanity] religion, and we call the other science. Religion is always right. ... Science is always wrong; it is the very artifice of men. Science can never solve one problem without raising ten more problems.

George Bernard Shaw
Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.
George Bernard Shaw

I am very subtle; but Man is deeper in his thought than I am. The woman knows that there is no such thing as nothing: the man knows that there is no such day as tomorrow. I do well to worship them.

George Bernard Shaw
As people get their opinions so largely from the newspapers they read... But the Press is not free, the newspapers are owned by rich men.
George Bernard Shaw

Dancing is a very crude attempt to get into the rhythm of life.

George Bernard Shaw
Don't ask me for promises until I know what I am promising.
George Bernard Shaw

A tranquil woman can go on sewing longer than an angry man can go on fuming.

George Bernard Shaw
You cannot learn to skate without making yourself ridiculous - the ice of life is slippery.
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 Sha

George Bernard Shaw
Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability.