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227 Famous Quotes by George Bernard Shaw
7/26/1856 - 11/2/1950
Also Known As:  
Bernard George     George B Shaw     GBS
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The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it.

Arguments Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

Art Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.

Creativity Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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In gambling the many must lose in order that the few may win

Gambling Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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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.

Greatness Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.

Patriotism Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.

People Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

Progress Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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The best reformers the world has ever seen are those who commence on themselves

Reform Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Life does not cease to be funny when people die; any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.

Laughter Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.

Cowards Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

Gossip Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Hell is paved with good intentions, not with bad ones. All men mean well.

Intentions Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.

Sacrifice Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

Liberty Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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We must always think about things, and we must think about things as they are, not as they are said to be.

Opinions Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Science... never solves a problem without creating ten more.

Science Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

Communication Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Food has replaced sex in my life, now I can't even get into my own pants

Food Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

Government Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Newspapers are unable, seemingly to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization

Newspapers Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.

Patriotism Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy

Patriotism Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Youth is wasted on the young.

Youth Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Those who talk most about the blessings of marriage and the constancy of its vows are the very people who declare that if the chain were broken and the prisoners were left free to choose, the whole social fabric would fly asunder. You can't have the argument both ways. If the prisoner is happy, why lock him in? If he is not, why pretend that he is?

Marriage Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw , Source: Man and Superman

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