George Bernard Shaw


George Bernard Shaw Quotes

  • ''There is something in you that I respect, and that makes me desire to have you for my enemy.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1897). Anderson, in The Devil's Disciple, act 2, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 2, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).
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  • ''Trade Unionism is not Socialism: it is the Capitalism of the Proletariat.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1928). The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism, Capitalism, Sovietism and Fascism, ch. 46, Constable (1949).
  • ''My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funniest joke in the world.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1904). Father Keegan, in John Bull's Other Island, act 2, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 2, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).
  • ''Fine art is the only teacher except torture.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1914). Misalliance, preface, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 4, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1972).
  • ''We must reform society before we can reform ourselves.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1914). Misalliance, preface, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 4, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1972).
  • ''Only where there is pecuniary equality can the distinction of merit stand out.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1928). The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism, Capitalism, Sovietism and Fascism, ch. 22, Constable (1949).
  • ''He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1905). Andrew Undershaft, in Major Barbara, act 3, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 3, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).
  • ''Every dream is a prophecy: every jest is an earnest in the womb of Time.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1904). Father Keegan, in John Bull's Other Island, act 4, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 2, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).
  • ''A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1914). Misalliance, preface, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 4, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1972).
  • ''You must not suppose, because I am a man of letters, that I never tried to earn an honest living.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. The Irrational Knot, preface (1905).

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