George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

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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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on friendship, impossibility, performance, and present

Am reserving two tickets for you for my premiere. Come and bring a friend - if you have one. Telegram inviting Winston Churchill to opening night of Pygmalion. Churchill wired back: Impossible to be present for the first performance. Will attend the second - if there is one.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on happiness, mistakes, and poverty

The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

All great truths begin as blasphemies.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Annajanska

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on belief, curiosity, and religion

I am a sort of collector of religions: and the curious thing is that I find I can believe in them all.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Major Barbara

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on religion

I am a Millionaire. That is my religion.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Major Barbara

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on trouble

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My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the utmost levity.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Answers to Nine Questions

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on secrets

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There are no secrets better kept than the secrets that everybody guesses.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Mrs. Warren’s Profession, 1893

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