George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on democracy

Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on corruption, democracy, elections, government, and incompetence

Democracy is a form of government that substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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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

The golden rule is that there is not golden rule.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman, 1903

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on time

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The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains that I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time.

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.

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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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