George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on food and love

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There is no sincerer love than the love of food.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on honor, life, and mistakes

A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on beauty, generosity, health, honor, illness, money, strength, ugliness, weakness, and world

Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity, and beauty as conspicuously as the want of it represents illness, weakness, disgrace, meanness, and ugliness.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on mind

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With the single exception of Homer, there is no eminent writer, not even Sir Walter Scott, whom I can despise so entirely as I despise Shakespeare when I measure my mind against his. . . . It would positively be a relief to me to dig him up and throw stones at him.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Dramatic Opinions and Essays

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on soldiers

You can always tell an old soldier by the inside of his holsters and cartridge boxes. The young ones carry pistols and cartridges: the old ones, grub.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Arms and the Man

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on conviction, power, and style

He who has nothing to assert has no style and can have none: he who has something to assert will go as far in power of style as its momentousness and his conviction will carry him

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman, 1903

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on difficulty, friendship, and world

My friend, when a man has anything to tell in this world, the difficulty is not to make him tell it, but to prevent him from telling it too often.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on temptation

I never resist temptation, because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: The Apple Cart

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on automobiles, mind, and politics

What Englishman will give his mind to politics as long as he can afford to keep a motor car.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: The Apple Cart (1930)

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