George Bernard Shaw

1856 - 1950

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.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on happiness and wealth

We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Source: Candida

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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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A Quote by George Bernard Shaw on conviction, country, patriotism, and superiority

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

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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.

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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.

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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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