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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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Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.

Hate Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

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

Liberty Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Every man over forty is a scoundrel.

Age Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich -- something for nothing.

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

Possibility Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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A healthy nation is as unconscious of its nationality as a healthy man of his bones. But if you break a nation's nationality it will think of nothing else but getting it set again.

Patriotism Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw , Source: John Bull's Other Island (preface)

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You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.

Patriotism Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw , Source: O'Flaherty, V.C.

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The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.

Shame Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.

Family 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?'

Imagination Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

Age Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

Alcohol Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.

America and americans Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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In heaven an angel is nobody in particular.

Angels Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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It is not disbelief that is dangerous to our society; it is belief

Belief Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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People get nothing out of books but what they bring to them

Books Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.

Capitalism Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody reads.

Censorship Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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