"If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."George Bernard Shaw on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."George Bernard Shaw on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."George Bernard Shaw on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."George Bernard Shaw on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."George Bernard Shaw on Thomas Jefferson
"Every man over forty is a scoundrel."
"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."
"Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable."
"A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education."
"She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech."