George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

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.

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on history, honor, murder, peace, and understanding

And so, to the end of history, murder shall breed murder, always in the name of right and honor and peace, until the gods are tired of blood and create a race that can understand.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Caesar and Cleopatra

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on desires, heart, and life

There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman (1903)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on disease

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All sorts of bodily diseases are produced by half used minds.

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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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