George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on history, immortality, leadership, life, people, and wilderness

Brigham Young lived to become immortal in history as an American Moses by leading his people through the wilderness into an unpromised land.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on men, women, and world

Epistle Dedicatory to Man and Superman: The whole world is strewn with snares, traps, gins and pitfalls for the capture of men by women.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on books, censorship, and logic

Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody can read.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on change, impossibility, and progress

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

They tell me that So-and-So, who does not write prefaces, is no charlatan. Well, I am. I first caught the ear of the British public on a cart in Hyde Park, to the blaring of brass bands,and this . . . because . . . I am a natural-born mountebank.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Three Plays for Puritans (1901)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on children and knowledge

What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on belief, circumstances, people, and world

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Mrs. Warren’s Profession, 1893

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

The worst cliques are those which consist of one man.

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on life

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If all you are going to do in life are the things that are convenient and comfortable, the great things never get done.

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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