George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on patriotism, quiet, and world

You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on peace and war

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Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw

A great devotee of the Gospel of Getting On.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Mrs. Warren’s Profession, 1893

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on evil and poverty

The greatest of evils and the worst of crimes is poverty.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Major Barbara

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on poverty and sermons

Modern poverty is not the poverty that was blest in the Sermon on the Mount.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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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.

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on business, fighting, good, patriotism, and principles

There is nothing so bad or so good that you will not find Englishmen doing it; but you will never find an Englishman in the wrong. He does everything on principle. He fights you on patriotic principles; he robs you on business principles; he enslaves you on imperial principles.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: The Man of Destiny

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on life and principles

Well, sir, you never can tell. That's a principle in life with me, sir, if you'll excuse my having such a thing.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: You Never Can Tell (1898)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on anxiety

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The most anxious man in a prison is the governor.

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on difficulty and questions

No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious.

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