George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics.
Born: July 26, 1856, Dublin
Died: November 2, 1950, Ayot St Lawrence
Awards: Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay, Nobel Prize in Literature
All the writings of Bernard Shaw address the social problems, but with comedy so that his social message can reach easily to many people. He addressed many social issues such as education, marriage, religion, government, health care, and class privilege.
Read below some famous quotes of George Bernard Shaw.
The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed but that he cannot believe anyone else.
Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
If there was nothing wrong in the world there wouldn’t be anything for us to do.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire,you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
Better never than late.
In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open.
Most people do not pray; they only beg.
No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious.
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
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