George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

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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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman (1903)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on morality and people

Morality is suspecting other people of not being legally married.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on inspiration

Marry Ann; and at the end of a week you'll find no more inspiration in her than in a plate of muffins.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman (1903)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on god

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What God hath joined together no man shall ever put asunder: God will take care of that.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Getting Married (1911)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on death, influence, insanity, people, and violence

When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Getting Married, 1908

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on ability and fame

Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on beauty and truth

The mathematician is fascinated with the marvelous beauty of the forms he constructs, and in their beauty he finds everlasting truth.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: N. Rose Mathematical Maxims and Minims, Raleigh NC: Rome Press Inc., 1988.

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