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

Age 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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The world is populated in the main by people who should not exist.

Population 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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The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor

Honor 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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Youth is wasted on the young.

Youth Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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I can't talk religion to a man with bodily hunger in his eyes.

Hunger Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw , Source: Major Barbara

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The philosopher is Nature's pilot. And there you have our difference: to be in hell is to drift: to be in heaven is to steer.

Philosophy Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw , Source: Man and Superman (act III)

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Every drunken skipper trusts to Providence. But one of the ways of Providence with drunken skippers is to run them on the rocks.

Shipwreck Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw , Source: Heartbreak House (at III)

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