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227 Famous Quotes by George Bernard Shaw
7/26/1856 - 11/2/1950
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Bernard George     George B Shaw     GBS
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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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The first condition of progress is the removal of censorship.

Censorship Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever, when they are only wasting their time

Chess Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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The easiest way to teach children the value of money is to borrow some from them

Children Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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We veneer civilization by doing unkind things in a kind way

Civilization Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.

Common sense Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

Competence Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being ended sooner.

Cricket Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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All evolution in thought and conduct must at first appear as heresy and misconduct.

Evolution Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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If you must hold yourself up to your children as an object lesson, hold yourself up as a warning and not as an example.

Example Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

Fighting Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Woman's happiness begins with her first love and ends about then

First love 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.

Imagination Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Although I cannot lay an egg, I am a very good judge of omelettes

Judgement Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Orchestras only need to be sworn at, and a German is consequently at an advantage with them, as English profanity, except in America, has not gone beyond a limited technology of perdition.

Orchestras Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them

People 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?'

Potential Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

Progress Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means

Religion Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.

Rules Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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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

Sin Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing

Understanding Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

Youth Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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The statesman cannot govern without stability of belief, true or false.

Statesmanship Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw , Source: Everybody's Political What's What

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Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

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

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