George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

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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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on facts, lies, majorities, people, and strength

The whole strength of England lies in the fact that the enormous majority of the English people are snobs.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Getting Married, 1908

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on cowardice, justice, and soldiers

As an old soldier, I admit the cowardice: it's as universal as seasickness, and matters just as little.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman (1903)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on cricket, eternity, ideas, inventions, people, and spirituality

The English are not very spiritual people, so they invented cricket to give them some idea of eternity.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on authors, good, play, and reason

You don't expect me to know what to say about a play when I don't know who the author is, do you? . . . If it's by a good author, it's a good play, naturally. That stands to reason.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Fanny’s First Play

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

A drama critic is a man who leaves no turn unstoned.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on danger

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There is always danger for those who are afraid of it.

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on world

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One touch of Darwin makes the whole world kin.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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