Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.

— George Bernard Shaw

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We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.

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I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.

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People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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George Bernard Shaw quote No diet will remove all the fat from you

No diet will remove all the fat from your body, becayse the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.

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A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

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Don't lose faith. Promise yourself that you will be a success story, and I promise you that all the forces of the universe will unite to come to your aid; you might not feel today or for a while, but the longer you wait the bigger the prize.

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Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

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George Bernard Shaw quote Progress is impossible without change an

Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds, cannot change anything.

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You see things and you say, 'Why?'. But I dream things and I say, 'Why not?'.

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Write your Sad times in Sand, Write your Good times in Stone.

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A cigarette is a pinch of tobacco rolled in paper with fire at one end and a fool at the other.

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George Bernard Shaw quote Life isn't about finding yourself. Life

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

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The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.

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Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

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We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.

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George Bernard Shaw quote The single biggest problem in communicat

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.

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About George Bernard Shaw

Quotes 1399 sayings
Nationality Irish
Profession Dramatist
Birthday July 26, 1856

A socialist is somebody who doesn't have anything, and is ready to divide it up equally among everybody.

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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.

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No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.

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George Bernard Shaw quote A government which robs Peter to pay Pau

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul, can always count on the support of Paul.

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Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.

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If at age 20 you are not a Communist then you have no heart.

If at age 30 you are not a Capitalist then you have no brains.

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Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.

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George Bernard Shaw quote Many a sinner has played himself into he

Many a sinner has played himself into heaven on the trombone.

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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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Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.

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We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.

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The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.

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The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people.

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

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Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.

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Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.

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I can think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were built only to serve.

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The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.

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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.

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The more I see of the moneyed classes, the more I understand the guillotine.

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When you loved me I gave you the whole sun and stars to play with.

I gave you eternity in a single moment, strength of the mountains in one clasp of your arms, and the volume of all the seas in one impulse of your soul.

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The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.

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What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.

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All progress depends on the unreasonable man.

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A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.

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Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.

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I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worth while.

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Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage: it can be delightful.

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A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

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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?

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Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.

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A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

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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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To the person with a toothache, even if the world is tottering, there is nothing more important than a visit to a dentist.

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Youth is such a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.

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The harder I work the more I live.

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Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world.

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A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

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The roulette table pays nobody except him that keeps it.

Nevertheless a passion for gaming is common, though a passion for keeping roulette tables is unknown.

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