George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

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.

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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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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