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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
Irish dramatist & socialist [more author details]
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Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.
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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.
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George Bernard Shaw
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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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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If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
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Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
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Lack of money is the root of all evil.
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Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
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Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
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No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense an idiot.
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One man who has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men haven't and don't.
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Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
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Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman. Believing what he read made him mad.
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Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
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