George Bernard Shaw (Writer)

#3262 George Bernard Shaw

My specialty is being right when other people are wrong. .

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#3263 George Bernard Shaw

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 Quotes about world
#3264 George Bernard Shaw

The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about war
#3265 George Bernard Shaw

Must then aperish in torment in every age to save those that have no imagination? .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about men
#3266 George Bernard Shaw

One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about mind
#3267 George Bernard Shaw

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. .

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#3268 George Bernard Shaw

is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in it… .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about art
#3269 George Bernard Shaw

Pasteboard pies and paper flowers are being banished from the stage by the growth of that power of accurate observation which is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it… .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about power
#3270 George Bernard Shaw

But no public man in these islands ever believes that themeans what it says: he is always convinced that it says what he means; and I have no reason to hope that Mr Coote may be an exception to the rule. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about hope
#3271 George Bernard Shaw

My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the utmost levity. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about right
#3272 George Bernard Shaw

We have no more right to consumewithout producing it than to consumewithout producing it. .

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#3273 George Bernard Shaw

I'm only a beer teetotaler, not a champagne teetotaler. I don't like beer. .

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#3274 George Bernard Shaw

We don't bother much about dress andin England, because as a nation we don't dress well and we've no manners. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about man
#3275 George Bernard Shaw

The great advantage of a hotel is that it's a refuge from home life. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about life
#3277 George Bernard Shaw

There is only one , though there are a hundred versions of it. .

George Bernard Shaw
#3278 George Bernard Shaw

You're not a man, you're a machine. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about man
#3279 George Bernard Shaw

Why should you call me to account for eating decently? .

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#3280 George Bernard Shaw

The novelties of one generation are only the resuscitated fashions of the generation before last. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about novel
#3281 George Bernard Shaw

The worsttowards our fellow creatures is not tothem, but to beto them: that's the essence of inhumanity. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about war
#3282 George Bernard Shaw

, sir, is what these people like: it is the only way in which a man can becomewithout ability. .

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#3283 George Bernard Shaw

You must not suppose, because I am a man of letters, that I never tried to earn an honest living. .

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#3284 George Bernard Shaw

[Chess] is a foolish expedient for makingpeople believe they are doing something very clever, when they are only wasting their time. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about time
#3285 George Bernard Shaw

To understand a , you must hear the 's advocate; and the same is true of the . .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about true
#3286 George Bernard Shaw

is the extreme form of ; and it seems hard to justify an incitement to it on anti-censorial principles. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about men
#3287 George Bernard Shaw

Why was I born with such contemporaries? .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about wit
#3288 George Bernard Shaw

A critic recently described me, with deadly acuteness, as having 'a kindly dislike of my fellow-creatures.' Perhaps dread would have been nearer the mark than dislike; for man is the only animal of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about man
#3289 George Bernard Shaw

The word , if we met it in the Bible, would surprise us as much as the word telephone or motor car. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about bible
#3290 George Bernard Shaw

That proves it's not by Shaw, because all Shaw's characters are himself: mere puppets stuck up to spout Shaw. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about self
#3291 George Bernard Shaw

As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living.is . .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about living
#3292 George Bernard Shaw

Any public committee man who tries to pack the moral cards in the interest of his own notions is guilty ofand impertinence. The business of a public library is not to supply the public with the books the committee thinks good for the public, but to supply the public with the books the public wants. …ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody can read. But as the ratepayer is mostly a coward and a fool in these difficult matters, and the committee is quite sure that it can succeed where the Roman Catholic Church has made itsthe laughing-stock of the world, censorship will rage until it reduces itself to ; and even then the best books will be in danger still. .

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#3293 George Bernard Shaw

Custom will reconcile people to any atrocity; and fashion will drive them to acquire any custom. .

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#3294 George Bernard Shaw

All greatbegin as . .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about great
#3295 George Bernard Shaw

You'll never have a quiet world till you knock theout of the human race. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about world
#3296 George Bernard Shaw

Political necessities sometimes turn out to be political mistakes. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about time
#3297 George Bernard Shaw

Scratch an Englishman and find a Protestant. .

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#3298 George Bernard Shaw

is on the side of the big battalions. .

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#3299 George Bernard Shaw

Must then aperish in torment in every age to save those that have no ? .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about men
#3300 George Bernard Shaw

It is difficult, if not impossible, for most people to think otherwise than in the fashion of their own period. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about people
#3301 George Bernard Shaw

Our natural dispositions may be good; but we have been badly brought up, and are full of anti-social personal ambitions andand snobberies. Had we not better teach our children to be better citizens than ourselves? We are not doing that at present. The Russians are. That is my last word. Think over it. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about children
#3303 George Bernard Shaw

God help England if she had no Scots to think for her! .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about help
#3305 George Bernard Shaw

Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family. But here again, because there is nothing to sell, there is a very general disposition to regard a married woman's work as no work at all, and to take it as a matter of course that she should not be paid for it. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about family
#3306 George Bernard Shaw

No public man in these islands ever believes that the Bible means what it says: he is always convinced that it says what he means. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about man
#3307 George Bernard Shaw

I have defined the 100 per cent American as 99 per cent an idiot. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about america
#3308 George Bernard Shaw

An American has no sense of . He does not know what it means. There is no such thing in the country. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about country
#3309 George Bernard Shaw

You in America should trust to that volcanic political instinct which I have divined in you. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about trust
#3310 George Bernard Shaw

Therelation is not a personal relation. It can be irresistibly desired and rapturously consummated between persons who could not endure one another for a day in any other relation. .

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#3311 George Bernard Shaw

Theof a play is the quality of its ideas. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about ideas
#3313 George Bernard Shaw

Awhich robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about end
#3314 George Bernard Shaw

The road tois paved with good editions. Only the illiterate can afford to buy good books now. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about books
#3315 George Bernard Shaw

Theofis to offend the greatest number of people. .

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