George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on poverty and sermons

Modern poverty is not the poverty that was blest in the Sermon on the Mount.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on corruption, men, and power

Power does not corrupt men. Fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on hell and music

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Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the damned.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman, 1903

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on world

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If there was nothing wrong in the world there wouldn't be anything for us to do.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

A man who has no office to go to - I don't care who he is - is a trial of which you can have no conception.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: The Irrational Knot

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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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