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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
Irish dramatist & socialist [more author details]
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He who has never hoped can never despair.
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George Bernard Shaw, Caesar and Cleopatra (1901) act 4
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
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George Bernard Shaw, Caesar and Cleopatra (1901) Act III
Majesty: when a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares it as his duty.
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George Bernard Shaw, Caesar and Cleopatra, act III
Do you think that the things people make fools of themselves about are any less real and true than the things they behave sensibly about? They are more true: they are the only things that are true.
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George Bernard Shaw, Candida (1898) act 1
We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.
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George Bernard Shaw, Candida (1898) act 1
Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.
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George Bernard Shaw, Everybody's Political What's What? (1944) ch. 9
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
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George Bernard Shaw, Everybody's Political What's What? (1944) ch. 30
My way of joking is to tell the truth. It is the funniest joke in the world.
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George Bernard Shaw, John Bull's Other Island (1907) act 2
Alcohol is a very necessary article... It makes life bearable to millions of people who could not endure their existence if they were quite sober. It enables Parliament to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning.
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George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara (1907) act 2
I am a Millionaire. That is my religion.
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George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara (1907) act 2
He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.
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George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara (1907) act 3
When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
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George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
Beware of the man whose God is in the skies.
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George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) "Maxims for Revolutionists"
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
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George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) "Maxims for Revolutionists"
Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
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George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) "Maxims for Revolutionists"
He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
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George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) "Maxims for Revolutionists"
It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
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George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) "Maxims for Revolutionists"
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
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George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) "Maxims for Revolutionists"
Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.
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George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) "Maxims for Revolutionists"
The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
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George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) "Maxims for Revolutionists"
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