George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on achievement, belief, honor, and world

You can not believe in honor until you have achieved it. Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on despair

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He who has never hoped can never despair.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Cæsar and Cleopatra

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on home and life

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The great advantage of a hotel is that it's a refuge from home life

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: You Never Can Tell

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on hunger and religion

I can't talk religion to a man with bodily hunger in his eyes.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Major Barbara

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on fear

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Has fear ever held a man back from anything he really wanted?

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on constancy, love, and women

The fickleness of the women I love is only equaled by the the infernal constancy of the women who love me.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: The Philanderers (1893)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on flattery and worth

What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: John Bull’s Other Island

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on liberty, men, and responsibility

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Maxims for Revolutionists

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on jobs

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Gardening is the only unquestionably useful job.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on business, courtship, earth, goals, and success

I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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