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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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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
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 (1856 - 1950)
The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it.
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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), Pygmalion (1916) preface
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth.
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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?"
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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), "Back to Methuselah" (1921), part 1, act 1
My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the utmost levity.
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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), "Answers to Nine Questions"
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them.
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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), "Mrs. Warren's Profession" (1893) act II
There are no secrets better kept than the secrets that everybody guesses.
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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), "Mrs. Warren's Profession" (1893), act III
We don't bother much about dress and manners in England, because as a nation we don't dress well and we've no manners.
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George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950), "You Never Can Tell" (1898), act I
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