George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw

Irish-English writer and critic

Lived from: 1856-1950

Category: Media | Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: George Bernard Shaw

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    A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.
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    A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself.
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    A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
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    A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
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    Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself
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    A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
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    A lifetime of happiness? No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
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    As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.
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    Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
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    Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
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    A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.
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    A miracle is an event which creates faith. That is the purpose and nature of miracles. Frauds deceive. An event which creates faith does not deceive: therefore it is not a fraud, but a miracle.
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    All problems are finally scientific problems.
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    Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
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    Better keep yourself clean and bright. You are the window through which you must see the world.
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