George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman (1903)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on future and past

We are made wise not by the recollections of our past, but by the responsibilities of the our future.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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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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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on experience, justice, and relatives

We are ashamed of everything that is real about us; ashamed of ourselves, of our relatives, of our incomes, of our accents, of our opinions,of our experience, just as we are ashamed of our naked skins.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on clarity, good, novelty, and worth

It is clear that a novel cannot be too bad to be worth publishing. . . . It certainly is possible for a novel to be too good to be worth publishing.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant (1898)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on conversation and quotations

I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on patriotism

Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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