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63 Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw




63 Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw. Here are the best George Bernard Shaw quotes that you can read to acquire inspirational lessons in life. George Bernard Shaw was born in Dublin and a civil servant's son. George Bernard Shaw is a critic, playwright, and political activist, he also has a literary career as a novelist and a polemicist. May these quotes from George Bernard Shaw will serve as an inspiration and motivation for you, to attain whatever your goals in life. Share these quotes by George Bernard Shaw with your friends, family, and loved ones to inspire them as well.


Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

1. The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

2. The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

3. There is always danger for those who are afraid. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

4. Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

5. Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

6. Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

7. You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

8. I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

9. The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

10. The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

11. The test of a man’s or woman’s breeding is how they behave in a quarrel. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

12. There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

13. A doctor’s reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

14. When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

15. You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

16. The faults of the burglar are the qualities of the financier. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

17. There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

18. It is not pleasure that makes life worth living. It is life that makes pleasure worth having. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

19. A book is like a child: it is easier to bring it into the world than to control it when it is launched there. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

20. Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the damned. May not one lost soul be permitted to abstain? - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

21. What is life but a series of inspired follies? The difficulty is to find them to do. Never lose a chance: it doesn’t come every day. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

22. A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

23. Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

24. Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty; what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

25. A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

26. There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

27. Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

28. A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

29. Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

30. Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

31. 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. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

32. There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not? - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

33. Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

34. Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about it, he shouldn't! - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

35. The liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

36. My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funniest joke in the world. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

38. Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

39. War does not decide who is right but who is left. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

40. When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

41. Science never solves a problem without creating ten more. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

42. After all, the wrong road always leads somewhere. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

44. Doing what needs to be done may not make you happy, but it will make you great. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

45. We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

46. Two percent of the people think; three percent of the people think they think; and ninety-five percent of the people would rather die than think. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

47. When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

48. Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

49. A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

50. Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

51. Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

52. Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

53. You have learnt something. That always feels at first as if you have lost something. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

54. Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

56. If you can’t appreciate what you’ve got, you’d better get what you can appreciate. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

57. The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

58. A miracle, my friend, is an event which creates faith. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

59. The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

60. It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

61. We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

62. It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace. - George Bernard Shaw



Famous quotes and sayings by George Bernard Shaw

63. Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power. - George Bernard Shaw

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