George Bernard Shaw‍‍`s Quotes

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  • February 25, 2023

George Bernard Shaw, known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist. His influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond.

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

2. A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. - George Bernard Shaw

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

4. The longer I live, the more convinced am I that this planet is used by other planets as a lunatic asylum. - George Bernard Shaw

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

6. This is the true joy in life: Being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one, being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it what I can. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations. - George Bernard Shaw

7. We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. - George Bernard Shaw

8. Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone. - George Bernard Shaw

9. People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it. - George Bernard Shaw

10. The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. - George Bernard Shaw

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

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

13. We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. - George Bernard Shaw

14. Our prejudices are so deeply rooted that we never think of them as prejudices but call them common sense. - George Bernard Shaw

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

16. Some people look at the world and say 'why?' Some people look at the world and say 'why not?' - George Bernard Shaw

17. The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it. - George Bernard Shaw

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18. Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. - George Bernard Shaw

19. The only person who acts sensibly is my tailor. He takes my measure anew every time he sees me. Everyone else goes by their old measurements. - George Bernard Shaw

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

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

22. The only time my education was interrupted was when I was in school. - George Bernard Shaw

23. People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them. - George Bernard Shaw

24. It is the first duty of every man not to be poor. - George Bernard Shaw

25. Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage: it can be delightful. - George Bernard Shaw

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