George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

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 behavior and people

Do you think that the things people make fools of themselves about are any less real and true than the things they behave sensibly about?

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Candida

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on losing and reason

The man who listens to Reason is lost; Reason enslaves all whose minds are not strong enough to master her.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman (1903)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

We must always think about things, and we must think about things as they are, not as they are said to be.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on persistence, progress, trying, and world

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Man and Superman

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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 corruption, men, and power

Power does not corrupt men. Fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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