George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist. He was the first person to be awarded both a Nobel Prize and an Academy Award, receiving the 1925 Nobel Prize in Literature and sharing the 1938 Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the film version of Pygmalion.

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

The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves.

Socialism is the same as Communism only better English.

All my life affection has been showered upon me and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.

Which painting in the National Gallery would I save if there was a fire? The one nearest the door of course.

There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.

The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed but that he cannot believe anyone else.

There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it.

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past but by the responsibility for our future.

Fashions after all are only induced epidemics.

We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.

All great truths begin as blasphemies.

The faults of the burglar are the qualities of the financier.

What is virtue but the Trade Unionism of the married?

There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.

We must always think about things and we must think about things as they are not as they are said to be.

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.

An election is a moral horror as bad as a battle except for the blood, a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.

Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself.

Beauty is all very well at first sight, but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?

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