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    A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: maturity 
     
    We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: men  experience  learn 
     
    A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: government 
     
    The thought of two thousand people crunching celery at the same time horrified me.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: time  people  thoughts 
     
    Imagination 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
    When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: men 
     
    Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands of other men.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: men  law  die 
     
    Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: power 
     
    The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: men  world  genius 
     
    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.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: power  speech 
     
    Liquor is the chloroform which enables the poor man to endure the painful operation of living.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: men  living  poor 
     
    Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: reality  world 
     
    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.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: time  men 
     
    Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: quotes 
     
    All great truths begin as blasphemies.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: truth 
     
    When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: men  murder 
     
    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.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: society 
     
    The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: time  men  people  write 
     
    Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: revenge  hatred 
     
    I'm an atheist and I thank God for it.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: atheist  god 
     
    After all, the wrong road always leads somewhere.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: wrong 
     
    The play was a great success, but audience was a dismal failure.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: failure  success 
     
    Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: desires 
     
    Patriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in it.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: world  patriotism 
     
    You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: work  soul 
     
    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.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: evil  time  moment  fight  struggle  dog 
     
    Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: time  mistakes  success 
     
    The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
    — 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!
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: advice  sex 
     
    The liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: believe 
     
    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.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: food 
     
    If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: dance 
     
    Youth is wasted on the young.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: youth  young 
     
    Animals are my friend.. and I don't eat my friends.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: animals  friends 
     
    If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.
    — George Bernard Shaw
    tags: truth  people 
     
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    george bernard shaw
    Birth    : July 26, 1856
    Death  : November 2, 1950
    Occupation  : Playwright