George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

— George Bernard Shaw

Some men see things as they are and say ‘why?’ – I dream of things that never were and say ‘why not?’.

— George Bernard Shaw

The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.

— George Bernard Shaw

The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.

— George Bernard Shaw

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

— George Bernard Shaw

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.

— George Bernard Shaw

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

— George Bernard Shaw

When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth.

— 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

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.

— George Bernard Shaw