George Bernard Shaw

Great art is never produced for its own sake. It is too difficult to be worth the effort. - George Bernard Shaw

Let a short Act of Parliament be passed, placing all street musicians outside the protection of the law, so that any citizen may assail them with stones, sticks, knives, pistols, or bombs without incurring any penalties. - George Bernard Shaw

You see things; and you say Why? But I dream things that never were; and I say Why not? - George Bernard Shaw

Baseball combines the best features of primitive cricket, lawn tennis, puss-in-the-corner and Handel's Messiah. - George Bernard Shaw

Youth is a wonderful thing; what a crime to waste it on children. - George Bernard Shaw

The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains that I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time. - George Bernard Shaw

Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.  - George Bernard Shaw

There is no sincerer love than the love of food. - George Bernard Shaw

The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them. - George Bernard Shaw

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.  - George Bernard Shaw

Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh. - George Bernard Shaw

A drama critic is a man who leaves no turn unstoned. - George Bernard Shaw

The person I miss most is the one I could have been. - George Bernard Shaw

It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid. - George Bernard Shaw

He is always breaking the law. He broke the law when he was born. His parents were not married. - George Bernard Shaw

It's all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date. - George Bernard Shaw

A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth. - George Bernard Shaw

All great truths begin as blasphemies. - George Bernard Shaw

Think what cowards men would be if they had to bear children. Women are altogether a superior species. - George Bernard Shaw

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.  - George Bernard Shaw

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

You don't learn to hold your own in the world by standing on guard, but by attacking, and getting well hammered yourself. - George Bernard Shaw

We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it. - George Bernard Shaw

The sound body is the product of the sound mind. - George Bernard Shaw

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