Quotes by George Bernard Shaw

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.

You use a glass mirror to see your face you use works of art to see your soul.

The art of government is the organisation of idolatry.

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

Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.