George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on mistakes, success, and time

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on danger and world

In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on animals and friendship

Animals are my friends . . . and I don't eat my friends.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on belief and blindness

The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on courage, friendship, nobility, and service

The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on niceness

Americans adore me and will go on adoring me until I say something nice about them.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on danger, ignorance, and knowledge

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on execution, existence, and progress

All censorships exist to prevent any one from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently the first condition of progress is the removal of censorships.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on children, crime, and youth

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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

The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and 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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