Some quotes in honour of Geroge Bernard Shaw’s birthday:
* A fasion is nothing but an induced epidemic.
* A fool’s brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
* A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
* Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands of other men.
* Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
*A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
*England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
* Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
* A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold.
* Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich–something for nothing.
* If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.
* A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.
* If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
* Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
* Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
* Lack of money is the root of all evil.
* Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
* The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed but that he cannot believe anyone else.