George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on funny and truth

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on gold, government, honesty, intelligence, respect, stability, and trust

You have to choose between trusting to the natural stability of gold and the natural stability of the honesty and intelligence of the members of the government. And, with due respect to these gentlemen, I advise you, as long as the capitalist system lasts, to vote for gold.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on murder and sports

When a man wants to murder a tiger, it's called sport; when the tiger wants to murder him it's called ferocity.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on ideas

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If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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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

Never wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

It's all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Fanny’s First Play

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on garden and god

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The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.

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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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