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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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Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.

Ability Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

Amusement 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.

Ancestry Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.

Cynicism Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.

Danger Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.

Duty Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics.

Fashion Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering.

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

Gossip Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Home is the girl's prison and the woman's workhouse.

Home Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

Honor Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.

Jealousy Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it.

Language 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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A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care.

Medicine Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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He never does a proper thing without giving an improper reason for it.

Motives Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious.

Obvious Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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It is the deed that teaches, not the name we give it. Murder and capital punishment are not opposites that cancel one another, but similars that breed their kind.

Opposites 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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The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.

Quarrels Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.

Quotes Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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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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Virtue is insufficient temptation.

Virtue Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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

Politics / government Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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