George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on life and principles

Well, sir, you never can tell. That's a principle in life with me, sir, if you'll excuse my having such a thing.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: You Never Can Tell (1898)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on anxiety

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The most anxious man in a prison is the governor.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on women

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It is well to be off with the Old Woman before you're on with the new.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: The Philanderer, 1893

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on religion

There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant (1898)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on originality and world

What the world calls originality is only an unaccustomed method of tickling it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on boredom, children, and parenthood

If parents would only realize how they bore their children!

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on devil and good

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Is the devil to have all the passions as well as all the good tunes?

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman (1903)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on beauty, civilization, facts, generosity, health, honor, money, nobility, people, strength, and world

The universal regard for money is the one hopeful fact in our civilization. Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honour, generosity and beauty. . . . Not the least of its virtues is that it destroys base people as certainly as it fortifies and dignifies noble people.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Major Barbara, 1905 Opinions and

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on day and dogs

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I like a bit of a mongrel myself, whether it's a man or a dog. They're the best for every day.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Misalliance, 1910

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on common sense, courage, good, meaning, and originality

A man of great common sense and good taste, - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Notes, Julius Cæsar

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