George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on accuracy, cynicism, observation, and power

The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on force, motives, religion, understanding, and world

Religion is a great force - the only real motive force in the world; but what you fellows don't understand is that you must get at a man through his own religion and not through yours.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Getting Married, 1908

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on consequences, seriousness, and worth

Nothing is worth doing unless the consequences may be serious.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on existence

I tell you that as long as I can conceive something better than myself I cannot be easy unless I am striving to bring it in to existence or clearing the way for it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on people, sacrifice, and self-sacrifice

Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on silence

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Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Back to Methuselah, 1921

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on danger, sincerity, and stupidity

It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on conversation, power, speech, and trouble

The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on temptation and virtue

Virtue is insufficient temptation.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on life and listening

There are some experiences in life which should not be demanded twice from any man, and one of them is listening to the Brahms Requiem.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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