Quotations of G.B. Shaw

'Great Britain and the United States are nations separated by a common language.'

'What is the use of straining after an amiable view of things, when a cynical view is most likely to be the true one?'

'He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything.
That points clearly to a political career.'

'It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.'

'I never thought much of the courage of a lion-tamer.
Inside the cage he is at least safe from people.'

'Some see things as they are and ask "Why ?"
I dream things that never were and ask "Why not ?"