George Bernard Shaw Quotes About Secrets, Education, Love

George Bernard Shaw Quotes About Secrets, Education, Love

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

George Bernard Shaw Quotes:

A fool’s brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

George Bernard Shaw

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

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.

George Bernard Shaw

Youth is wasted on the young.

George Bernard Shaw

Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.

George Bernard Shaw

You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.

George Bernard Shaw

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Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.

George Bernard Shaw
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It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.

George Bernard Shaw

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.

George Bernard Shaw

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

George Bernard Shaw

Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.

George Bernard Shaw

A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.

George Bernard Shaw

Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.

George Bernard Shaw

Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open.

George Bernard Shaw

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.

George Bernard Shaw

I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.

George Bernard Shaw

He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.

George Bernard Shaw

Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.

George Bernard Shaw

I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worth while.

George Bernard Shaw

Clever and attractive women do not want to vote; they are willing to let men govern as long as they govern men.

George Bernard Shaw

Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.

George Bernard Shaw

The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.

George Bernard Shaw

The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.

George Bernard Shaw

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.

George Bernard Shaw

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

George Bernard Shaw

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The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.

George Bernard Shaw

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.

George Bernard Shaw

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

There is no sincerer love than the love of food.

George Bernard Shaw

Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.

George Bernard Shaw

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

Every man over forty is a scoundrel.

George Bernard Shaw

If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion.

George Bernard Shaw

You see things; and you say ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say ‘Why not?’

George Bernard Shaw

Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.

George Bernard Shaw

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.

George Bernard Shaw

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

George Bernard Shaw

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.

George Bernard Shaw

All great truths begin as blasphemies.

George Bernard Shaw

No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.

George Bernard Shaw

Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.

George Bernard Shaw

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.

George Bernard Shaw

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

George Bernard Shaw

The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves.

George Bernard Shaw

We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.

George Bernard Shaw

You cannot be a hero without being a coward.

George Bernard Shaw

There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.

George Bernard Shaw

Who is George Bernard Shaw?

George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist, and political activist who preferred to be known simply as Bernard Shaw. From the 1880s through his death and beyond, he had a significant impact on Western theatre, culture, and politics.

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