george bernard shaw Quotes

A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.
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— George Bernard Shaw
We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
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— George Bernard Shaw
A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
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— George Bernard Shaw
The thought of two thousand people crunching celery at the same time horrified me.
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— George Bernard Shaw
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
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— George Bernard Shaw
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
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— George Bernard Shaw
Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands of other men.
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— George Bernard Shaw
Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.
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— George Bernard Shaw
The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor.
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— George Bernard Shaw
What you are to do without me I cannot imagine.
— George Bernard Shaw
The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.
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— George Bernard Shaw
Liquor is the chloroform which enables the poor man to endure the painful operation of living.
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— George Bernard Shaw
Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.
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— George Bernard Shaw
The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time he sees me. The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them.
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— George Bernard Shaw
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
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— George Bernard Shaw
I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
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— George Bernard Shaw
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
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— George Bernard Shaw
When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
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— George Bernard Shaw
You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.
— George Bernard Shaw
Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute.
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— George Bernard Shaw
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
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— George Bernard Shaw
Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.
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— George Bernard Shaw
I'm an atheist and I thank God for it.
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— George Bernard Shaw
After all, the wrong road always leads somewhere.
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— George Bernard Shaw
The play was a great success, but audience was a dismal failure.
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— George Bernard Shaw
Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
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— George Bernard Shaw
Patriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in it.
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— George Bernard Shaw
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
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— George Bernard Shaw
A Native American elder once described his own inner struggles in this manner: Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time. When asked which dog wins, he reflected for a moment and replied, The one I feed the most.
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— George Bernard Shaw
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
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— George Bernard Shaw
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
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— George Bernard Shaw
Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.
— George Bernard Shaw
Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't!
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— George Bernard Shaw
The liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.
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— George Bernard Shaw
When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.
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— George Bernard Shaw
There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
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— George Bernard Shaw
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
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— George Bernard Shaw
Youth is wasted on the young.
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— George Bernard Shaw
Animals are my friend.. and I don't eat my friends.
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— George Bernard Shaw
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.
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— George Bernard Shaw
george bernard shaw
Birth    : July 26, 1856
Death  : November 2, 1950
Occupation  : Playwright

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