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George Bernard Shaw
July 26, 1856 - November 2, 1950
Nationality: Irish
Category: Dramatist
Subcategory: Irish Dramatist

Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.


The perfect love affair is one which is conducted entirely by post.


Most people do not pray; they only beg.


Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.


Hell is full of musical amateurs.


We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.


Few of us have vitality enough to make any of our instincts imperious.


Human beings are the only animals of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid.


I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.


Home life is no more natural to us than a cage is natural to a cockatoo.


Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability.


I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.


Do not try to live forever. You will not succeed.


The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.

    Topics: Courage

Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad.


There is nothing more dangerous than the conscience of a bigot.


Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.


A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.


All great truths begin as blasphemies.


Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.


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