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George Bernard Shaw Quotes

Englishmen hate Liberty and Equality too much to understand them. But every Englishman loves a pedigree.

This comes of James teaching me to think for myself, and never to hold back out of fear of what other people may think of me. It works beautifully as long as I think the same things as he does.

Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

All professions are conspiracies against the laity.

Though I can make my extravaganzas appear credible, I cannot make the truth appear so.

The most anxious man in a prison is the governor.

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

There is no love sincerer than the love of food.

Love Quotes

My religion? Well, my dear, I am a Millionaire. That is my religion.

You are all fundamentalists with a top dressing of science. That is why you are the stupidest of conservatives and reactionists in politics and the most bigoted of obstructionists in science itself. When it comes to getting a move on you are all of the same opinion: stop it, flog it, hang it, dynamite it, stamp it out.

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

Funny Quotes

It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.

But a lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.

What is the matter with the poor is poverty; what is the matter with the rich is uselessness.