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George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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

If parents would only realize how they bore their children!

Hell is full of musical amateurs.

All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions.

Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity, and beauty as conspicuously as the want of it represents illness, weakness, disgrace, meanness, and ugliness.

No question is so difficult to answer as that which the answer is obvious.

It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.

The greatest evils and the worst of crimes is poverty; our first duty, a duty to which every other consideration should be sacrificed, is not to be poor.

When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.

I'm not a teacher: only a fellow-traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead -- ahead of myself as well as you.

Vulgarity in a king flatters the majority of the nation.

Quotable Quotes

The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation.

Our necessities are few, but our wants are endless.

You see things and say 'Why?' but I dream things that never were and I say 'Why not?'.

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

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