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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
Irish dramatist & socialist [more author details]
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A day's work is a day's work, neither more nor less, and the man who does it needs a day's sustenance, a night's repose and due leisure, whether he be painter or ploughman.
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George Bernard Shaw
A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.
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George Bernard Shaw
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
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A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
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A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
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Americans adore me and will go on adoring me until I say something nice about them.
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An American has no sense of privacy. He does not know what it means.There is no such thing in the country.
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Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands of other men.
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Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
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England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
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Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.
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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.
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Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich--something for nothing.
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Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.
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George Bernard Shaw
Hell is full of musical amateurs.
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I can forgive Alfred Nobel for having invented dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize.
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I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
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If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.
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If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
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If the lesser mind could measure the greater as a footrule can measure a pyramid, there would be finality in universal suffrage. As it is, the political problem remains unsolved.
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