32 Top George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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Inspiring George Bernard Shaw Quotes  

George Bernard Shaw was born on 26 July 1856 and died on 2 November 1950. He was an Irish playwright, critic, and polemicist.

Following are the inspiring quotes from George Bernard Shaw about life, change and thinking with images

George Bernard Shaw Quotes


“There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.” » George Bernard Shaw


“The unconscious self is the real genius. Your breathing goes wrong the moment your conscious self meddles with it.” » George Bernard Shaw


“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” » George Bernard Shaw



“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” » George Bernard Shaw


“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.” » George Bernard Shaw


“A fool’s brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.” » George Bernard Shaw



“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” » George Bernard Shaw


“My way of joking is to tell the truth. It’s the funniest joke in the world.” » George Bernard Shaw

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“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” » George Bernard Shaw



“The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can’t find them, make them.” » George Bernard Shaw


“A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.” » George Bernard Shaw


“The first prison I ever saw had inscribed on it CEASE TO DO EVIL: LEARN TO DO WELL; but as the inscription was on the outside, the prisoners could not read it.” » George Bernard Shaw



“Americans adore me and will go on adoring me until I say something nice about them.” » George Bernard Shaw


“The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that’s the essence of inhumanity.” » George Bernard Shaw


“As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death” » George Bernard Shaw



“Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open.” » George Bernard Shaw


“An American has no sense of privacy. He does not know what it means.There is no such thing in the country.” » George Bernard Shaw


“A day’s work is a day’s work, neither more nor less, and the man who does it needs a day’s sustenance, a night’s repose and due leisure, whether he be painter or ploughman.” » George Bernard Shaw



“A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.” » George Bernard Shaw


“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” » George Bernard Shaw


“A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.” » George Bernard Shaw



“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” » George Bernard Shaw


“Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.” » George Bernard Shaw

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“There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart’s desire. The other is to get it.” » George Bernard Shaw



“We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.” » George Bernard Shaw


“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” » George Bernard Shaw


“He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.” » George Bernard Shaw



“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” » George Bernard Shaw


“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.” » George Bernard Shaw


“Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.” » George Bernard Shaw


“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.” » George Bernard Shaw


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