George bernard shaw Quotes

"A government that robs Peter to ...

"A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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β€˜Beauty is all very well at first sight; ...

β€˜Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?’ - George Bernard Shaw
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If a group of beings from another planet were to land on Earth - beings who considered...

If a group of beings from another planet were to land on Earth - beings who considered themselves as superior to you as you feel yourself to be to other animals - would you concede them the rights over you that you assume over other animals? ...George Bernard Shaw
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β€œThe reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreaso...

β€œThe reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” - George Bernard Shaw
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"Life isn't about finding yo...

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." ― George Bernard Shaw
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β€œSuccess does not consist in never mak...

β€œSuccess does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” β€” George Bernard Shaw
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The trouble with her is that she lac...

The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech. - George Bernard Shaw
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"When a stupid man is doing something...

"When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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"Martyrdom... is the only way in...

"Martyrdom... is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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Beauty is all very well at first sight; ...

Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days? – George Bernard Shaw
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"If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples then you and ...

"If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." -George Bernard Shaw
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"Americans adore me and will go o...

"Americans adore me and will go on adoring me until I say something nice about them." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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"We don't stop playing because w...

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~ George Bernard Shaw
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"All great truths ...

"All great truths begin as blasphemies." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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"My method is to take the utmost trouble to ...

"My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the utmost levity." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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β€˜Power does not corrupt men; fools, h...

β€˜Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.’ George Bernard Shaw
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"Never wrestle with pigs.Y...

"Never wrestle with pigs.You both get dirty and the pig likes it."-George Bernard Shaw
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"If you leave your law to judges and your religi...

"If you leave your law to judges and your religion to bishops, you will presently find yourself without either law or religion." - George Bernard Shaw
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"Two things define you: Your patience when you have no...

"Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything". β€”Unknown (often misattributed to George Bernard Shaw or Imam Ali)
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β€œA happy family is ...

β€œA happy family is but an earlier heaven.” – George Bernard Shaw
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"It is dangerous to be si...

"It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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"Hell is full of ...

"Hell is full of musical amateurs." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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"The liar's punishment ... ...

"The liar's punishment ... is that he cannot believe anyone else." -- George Bernard Shaw
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"The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is no...

"The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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β€œWe have no more right to consume happines...

β€œWe have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.” - George Bernard Shaw
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"When a thing is funny, se...

"When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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"Beware of false knowledge;...

"Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance." ~ George Bernard Shaw
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Life isn't about finding yo...

Life isn't about finding yourself, life is about creating yourself. - George Bernard Shaw
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β€œLife isn’t about finding yo...

β€œLife isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself” - George Bernard Shaw
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Life isn't about finding yo...

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. ― George Bernard Shaw
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β€œBoth optimists and pessimists contribute to ...

β€œBoth optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute.” ― George Bernard Shaw
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Beware of false knowledge;...

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance. -George Bernard Shaw
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"We don't bother much about dress and manners...

"We don't bother much about dress and manners in England, because as a nation we don't dress well and we've no manners." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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"When a stupid man is doing something...

"When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty." - George Bernard Shaw
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"There are no secrets better k...

"There are no secrets better kept than the secrets that everybody guesses." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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"My way of joking is to tell t...

"My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funniest joke in the world." -George Bernard Shaw
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β€œA life spent making mistakes is not only...

β€œA life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” ― George Bernard Shaw
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"One man that has a mind and know...

"One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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"Some men see things as they are and a...

"Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not."-George Bernard Shaw.
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"Everybody who does not live in a prostitu...

"Everybody who does not live in a prostitute's bed and on a diet of cocaine snow is called an ascetic nowadays." - George Bernard Shaw
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β€œThe secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bo...

β€œThe secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation.” -- George Bernard Shaw ("Misalliance") (1910)
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"We don't stop playing because w...

"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." -George Bernard Shaw
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"Success does not consist in never mak...

"Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time." - George Bernard Shaw
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"If you can't get rid of the skel...

"If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance." - George Bernard Shaw
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"A government that robs Peter to ...

"A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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"Take care to get what you lik...

"Take care to get what you like, or you'll be forced to like what you get." - George Bernard Shaw
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Life isn't about finding yo...

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. ~ George Bernard Shaw
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"Life isn't about finding yo...

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." - George Bernard Shaw
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We don't stop playing because w...

We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. George Bernard Shaw
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"Silence is the most ...

"Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn." George Bernard Shaw
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"England and America are two ...

"England and America are two countries separated by a common language." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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Life isn't about finding yo...

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw
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People who say it cannot be do...

People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.β€”George Bernard Shaw
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"When a thing is funny, se...

"When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonabl...

"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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You use a glass mirror to see y...

You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul. George Bernard Shaw
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"Democracy substitutes election by t...

"Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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"Both optimists and pessimists contribute to...

"Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the airplane, the pessimist the parachute." - George Bernard Shaw
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"Patriotism is your conviction that this co...

"Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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β€œProgress is impossible without change, ...

β€œProgress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” - George Bernard Shaw
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"I'm an atheist an...

"I'm an atheist and I thank God for it." -George Bernard Shaw
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"I am afraid we must make the world honest be...

"I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy." - George Bernard Shaw.
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β€œWhy should we take advice on sex fr...

β€œWhy should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't!” ― George Bernard Shaw
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"The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong abou...

"The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time." β€” George Bernard Shaw
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The single biggest problem with c...

The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place - George Bernard Shaw
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β€œI finished my first book seventy-six years ago. I offered it to every publisher on the English-s...

β€œI finished my first book seventy-six years ago. I offered it to every publisher on the English-speaking earth I had ever heard of. Their refusals were unanimous: and it did not get into print until, fifty years later; publishers would publish anything that had my name on it.” ― George Bernard Shaw
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β€œYou see things; you say, 'Why?' Bu...

β€œYou see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?” ― George Bernard Shaw
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Better keep yourself clean and bright...

Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world. - George Bernard Shaw
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β€œImagination is the beginning of creation. You imag...

β€œImagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine, and at last, you create what you will” – George Bernard Shaw
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β€œWoman's dearest delight is to wound Man...

β€œWoman's dearest delight is to wound Man's self-conceit, though Man's dearest delight is to gratify hers.” ―George Bernard Shaw
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β€œLife isn't about finding yo...

β€œLife isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ― George Bernard Shaw
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There are those that look at things the way ...

There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not? - george bernard shaw
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"There is no love sinc...

"There is no love sincerer than the love of food." - George Bernard Shaw
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We don’t stop playing because w...

We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing. – George Bernard Shaw
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"Youth is the most precious thing i...

"Youth is the most precious thing in life; it is too bad it has to be wasted on young folks" -George Bernard Shaw
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"You have learnt something. That ...

"You have learnt something. That always feels at first as if you had lost something." - George Bernard Shaw
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"The single biggest problem in com...

"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." - George Bernard Shaw
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Forget about likes and dislikes. They are of no co...

Forget about likes and dislikes. They are of no consequence. Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness. - George Bernard Shaw
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"Life isn't about finding y...

"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself". George Bernard Shaw
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β€œLife isn't about finding yo...

β€œLife isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ― George Bernard Shaw.
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A life spent making mistakes is not only...

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. β€” George Bernard Shaw
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β€œLife isn't about finding yo...

β€œLife isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ― George Bernard Shaw
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When I was young, I observed that 9 out o...

When I was young, I observed that 9 out of every 10 things I did were failures, so I did ten times the work.- George Bernard Shaw
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The liar's punishment is not the least ...

The liar's punishment is not the least that he is not believed but that he cannot believe anyone else. --George Bernard Shaw
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Beware of false knowledge...

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance. GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
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β€œBoth optimists and pessimists contribute to ...

β€œBoth optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute.” ― George Bernard Shaw
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"Progress is impossible without change, ...

"Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything." - George Bernard Shaw
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"You are going to let the fear of poverty gover...

"You are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live." - George Bernard Shaw
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"The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic...

"The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one." - George Bernard Shaw
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β€œLife isn't about finding yo...

β€œLife isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ― George Bernard Shaw
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"When I was young, I observed that nine o...

"When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work." - George Bernard Shaw
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"The single biggest problem in com...

"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." - George Bernard Shaw
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"Beware of false knowledge;...

"Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance." - George Bernard Shaw
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"The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is n...

"The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity." -George Bernard Shaw
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