George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on age, christ, and imagination

Must then a Christ perish in torment in every age to save those that have no imagination.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: St. Joan (1924)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on disorder, earth, insanity, and world

When commenting on the turmoil and disorder of the world, If the other planets are inhabited, they must be using this earth as their insane asylum.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on jesus and practicality

Jesus remains unshaken as the practical man; and we stand exposed as the fools, the blunderers, the unpractical visionaries.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on jokes, truth, and world

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

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: St. Joan (1924)

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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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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

Do not do unto others as you would they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman (1903)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on belief and heresy

How can what an Englishman believes be heresy? It is a contradiction in terms.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: St. Joan (1924)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on children, impossibility, language, and respect

The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it. . . . It is impossible for an Englishman to open his mouth, without making some other Englishman despise him.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Pygmalion (1912)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on time

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Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Back to Methuselah, 1921

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on evil, sharing, and world

We must all share in the evils of the world or move to another planet.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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