George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

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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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on manners and nations

We don't bother much about dress and manners in England, because as a nation we don't dress well and we've got no manners.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: You Can Never Tell, 1898

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on duty and stupidity

When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Cæsar and Cleopatra

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on education and good

We educate one another; and we cannot do this if half of us consider the other half not good enough to talk to.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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