Cool & Famous Quotes - Popular Quotes by George Bernard Shaw

Cool & famous Quotes by : George Bernard Shaw

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What you are to do without me I cannot imagine.

George Bernard Shaw

Animals are my friends...and I don't eat my friends.

George Bernard Shaw

When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth.

George Bernard Shaw

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.

George Bernard Shaw

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.

George Bernard Shaw

The play was a great success, but audience was a dismal failure.

George Bernard Shaw

A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.

George Bernard Shaw

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

George Bernard Shaw

I’m an atheist and I thank God for it.

George Bernard Shaw

There is no love sincerer than the love of food.

George Bernard Shaw

You have learnt something. That always feels at first as if you have lost something.

George Bernard Shaw

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.

George Bernard Shaw

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.

George Bernard Shaw

We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.

George Bernard Shaw

Pasteboard pies and paper flowers are being banished from the stage by the growth of that power of accurate observation which is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it....

George Bernard Shaw

My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funniest joke in the world.

George Bernard Shaw

You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?

George Bernard Shaw

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.

George Bernard Shaw

The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time.

George Bernard Shaw

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.

George Bernard Shaw

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman. Believing what he read made him mad.

George Bernard Shaw

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.

George Bernard Shaw

In heaven an angel is no one in particular.

George Bernard Shaw

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