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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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We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.

Christianity 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.

Christianity Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Commemoration of Richard Baxter, Priest, Hymnographer, Teacher, 1691 If bodies please thee, praise God on occasion of them, and turn back thy love upon their Maker; lest in these things which please thee, thou displease. If souls please thee, be they loved in God: for they too are mutable, but in Him they are firmly established. ... The Confessions of St. Augustine June 15, 1996 Feast of Evelyn Underhill, Mystical Writer, 1941 Jesus remains unshaken as the practical man; and we stand exposed as the fools, the blunderers, the unpractical visionaries.

Christianity Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.

Art and artists Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Find enough clever things to say, and you're a Prime Minister; write them down and you're a Shakespeare.

Cleverness Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Science... never solves a problem without creating ten more.

Computer / technology / science Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.

Death / immortality Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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... government that "substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.".

Democracy Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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There are two tragedies in life. One is not get your heart's desire. The other is to get it.

Desire Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.

Difficulty Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work.

Diligence Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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If a woman rebels against high-heeled shoes, she should take care to do it in a very smart hat.

Dress Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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I don't know if there are men on the moon, but if there are they must be using the earth as their lunatic asylum.

Earth Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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My father must have had some elementary education for he could read and write and keep accounts inaccurately.

Education Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.

Experience Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience!

Experience Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession.

Faith Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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Always let your flattery be seen through for what really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering.

Flattery Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing.

Forgiveness Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing. -George Bernard Shaw.

Forgiveness Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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When we know what God is, we shall be gods ourselves.

God 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. -George Bernard Shaw.

Heart-quotes Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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This is the true joy of life, the being used up for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clot of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it what I can. . -George Bernard Shaw.

Joy 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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Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh. -George Bernard Shaw.

Life Quotes, by George Bernard Shaw

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