George Bernard Shaw (Writer)

#3316 George Bernard Shaw

is the enemy of enterprise, just as symmetry is the enemy of . .

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#3317 George Bernard Shaw

The single biggest problem inis the illusion that it has taken place. .

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#3318 George Bernard Shaw

The firstI ever saw had inscribed on it CEASE TO DO EVIL: LEARN TO DO WELL; but as the inscription was on the outside, the prisoners could not read it. .

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#3319 George Bernard Shaw

Vulgarity is a necessary part of a complete author's equipment; and theis sometimes the best part of the circus. .

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#3320 George Bernard Shaw

The epithetis used by surgeons to describe operations which their patients describe as ghastly, by physicists to describe methods of measurement which leave sentimentalists cold, by lawyers to describe cases which ruin all the parties to them, and by lovers to describe the objects of their infatuation, however unattractive they may appear to the unaffected spectators. .

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#3321 George Bernard Shaw

I know I began as aand have ended as a , like all . .

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#3322 George Bernard Shaw

The liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe any one else. .

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#3323 George Bernard Shaw

A review of the works and ideas of .

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#3325 George Bernard Shaw

Just as the liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe any one else; so a guilty society can more easily be persuaded that any apparently innocent act is guilty than that any apparently guilty act is innocent. .

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#3326 George Bernard Shaw

The salvation of the world depends on the men who will not take evil good-humouredly, and whose laughter destroys the fool instead of encouraging him. .

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#3327 George Bernard Shaw

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

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#3328 George Bernard Shaw

It's well to be off with the Old Woman before you're on with the New. .

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#3329 George Bernard Shaw

The fickleness of the women I love is only equaled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me. .

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#3330 George Bernard Shaw

Theof a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel. .

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#3331 George Bernard Shaw

People are always blamingfor what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them. .

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#3332 George Bernard Shaw

There are nobetter kept than the secrets everybody guesses. .

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#3333 George Bernard Shaw

I know Miss Warren is a great devotee of the Gospel of Getting On. .

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#3334 George Bernard Shaw

My way hither was the way of destiny; for I am he of whose genius you are the symbol: part brute, part woman, and part God— nothing of man in me at all. Have I read your riddle, Sphinx? .

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#3335 George Bernard Shaw

Hail, Sphinx: salutation from ! I have wandered in many lands, seeking the lost regions from which my birth into this world exiled me, and the company of creatures such as I myself. I have found flocks and pastures, men and cities, but no other Caesar, no air native to me, no man kindred to me, none who can do my day's deed, and think my night's thought. .

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#3337 George Bernard Shaw

THEODOTUS: Caesar: you are a stranger here, and not conversant with our laws. The kings and queens of Egypt may not marry except with their own royal blood. Ptolemy and Cleopatra are born king and consort just as they are born brother and sister. BRITANNUS (shocked): Caesar: this is not proper. THEODOTUS (outraged): How! CAESAR (recovering his self-possession): Pardon him. Theodotus: he is a barbarian, and thinks that the customs of his tribe and island are the laws of nature. .

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#3338 George Bernard Shaw

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

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#3339 George Bernard Shaw

Again, there is the illusion of "increased command over ," meaning that cotton is cheap and that ten miles of country road on a bicycle have replaced four on foot. But even if man's increased command over Nature included any increased command over himself (the only sort of command relevant to his evolution into a higher being), the fact remains that it is only by running away from the increased command over Nature to country places where Nature is still in primitive command over Man that he can recover from the effects of the smoke, the stench, the foul air, the overcrowding, the racket, the ugliness, the dirt which the cheap cotton costs us. .

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#3340 George Bernard Shaw

If you leave your art, the world will beat you back to it. The world has not an ambition worth sharing, or a prize worth handling... .

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#3341 George Bernard Shaw

The way to deal with worldly people is to frighten them by repeating their scandalous whisperings aloud. .

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#3342 George Bernard Shaw

The public want actresses, because they think all actresses bad. They don't want music or poetry because they know that both are good. So actors and actresses thrive and poets and composers starve. .

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#3343 George Bernard Shaw

There are some men who are considered quite ugly, but who are more remarkable than pretty people. You often see that in artists. .

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#3344 George Bernard Shaw

All very fine, Mary; but my old-fashionedis better than your clever modern . .

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#3345 George Bernard Shaw

If you leave your , the world will beat you back to it. The world has not anworth sharing, or a prize worth handling. Corrupt successes, disgraceful failures, or sheeplike vegetation are all it has to offer. I prefer Art, which gives me a sixth sense of beauty, with self-respect: perhaps also an immortal reputation in return for honest endeavour in a labour of love. .

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#3346 George Bernard Shaw

Perhaps woman's art is of woman's life a thing apart, 'tis man's whole existence; just as love is said to be the reverse — though it isn't. .

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#3347 George Bernard Shaw

I hate singers, a miserable crew who think that music exists only in their own throats. .

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#3348 George Bernard Shaw

A man's ownis the last person to believe in him, and is harder to cheat than the rest of the world. .

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#3349 George Bernard Shaw

Composers are not human; They can live on diminished sevenths, and be contented with a pianoforte for a wife, and a string quartet for a family. .

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#3350 George Bernard Shaw

are horrid, intolerant, easily offended, sleeplessly self-conscious men, who expect their wives to be angels with no further business in life than to pet and worship their husbands. Even at the best they are not comfortable men to live with; and a perfect husband is one who is perfectly comfortable to live with. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about life
#3351 George Bernard Shaw

Even the youngest of us may be wrong sometimes. .

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#3353 George Bernard Shaw

The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time he sees me. The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them. .

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#3355 George Bernard Shaw

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

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#3356 George Bernard Shaw

There is nosincerer than the love of food. .

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#3357 George Bernard Shaw

The confusion ofwithhas done more to destroy theof the human race than any other single error. .

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#3358 George Bernard Shaw

Do not do unto others as you would expect they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same. .

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#3359 George Bernard Shaw

If the lesser mind could measure the greater as a foot-rule can measure a pyramid, there would be finality in universal suffrage. As it is, the political problem remains unsolved. .

George Bernard Shaw Quotes about mind
#3360 George Bernard Shaw

He who confuses politicalwithand political equality with similarity has never thought for five minutes about either. .

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#3361 George Bernard Shaw

The duke inquires contemptuously whether his gamekeeper is the equal of the Astronomer Royal; but he insists that they shall both be hanged equally if they murder him. .

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#3362 George Bernard Shaw

Whereis undisputed, so also is subordination. .

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#3363 George Bernard Shaw

A fool’s brain digestsinto ,into , andinto . .

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#3364 George Bernard Shaw

Everybelieves what his teachers tell him, and calls his credulityoras confidently as his father called it divine revelation. .

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#3365 George Bernard Shaw

No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense an . .

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#3366 George Bernard Shaw

The man who has graduated from the flogging block at Eton to the bench from which he sentences the garrotter to be flogged is the same social product as the garrotter who has been kicked by his father and cuffed by his mother until he has grown strong enough to throttle and rob the rich citizen whose money he desires. .

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#3367 George Bernard Shaw

When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport: when the tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity. The distinction betweenandis no greater. .

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#3368 George Bernard Shaw

There are no perfectly honorable men; but every true man has one main point ofand a few minor ones. .

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#3369 George Bernard Shaw

Beware of the man whose god is in the skies. .

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