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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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You see things and you say "Why?"; but I dream things that never were and I say "Why not?".

Vision Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'

Dreams Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.

Action Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

Assassination Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.

Glory Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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You cannot believe in honor until you have achieved it, better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world

Honor Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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The only real failure in life is the failure to try.

Inspirational Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

Knowledge 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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My reputation grows with every failure.

Reputation Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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What God hath joined together no man shall put asunder; God will take care of that.

Marriage Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw , Source: Getting Married

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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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Youth is wasted on the young.

Age Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.

Hate Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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There are two tragedies in life: one is to lose your heart's desire, the other is to gain it.

Tragedy Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.

Death and dying Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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In a hospital they throw you out into the street before you are half cured, but in a nursing home they don't let you out till you are dead.

Hospitals 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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Every man over forty is a scoundrel.

Age Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.

Hatred Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Communism is a Christian heresy

Communism Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

Elderly Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.

Genius Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.

Possibility Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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