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George Bernard Shaw

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Biography : Irish playwright critic and polemicis.
Born: 1856 - Died: 1950
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
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Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history."
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it."
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The best reformers the world has ever seen are those who commence on themselves."
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Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may be different."
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The golden rule is that there are no golden rules."
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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."
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He who can, does. He who can't, teaches."
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Lack of money is the root of all evil."
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Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life."
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In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win."
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What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child."
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I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence."
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The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me."
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It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace."
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Democracy is a form of government that substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few."
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There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage."
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You use a glass mirror to see your face you use works of art to see your soul."
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If women were particular about men's characters, they would never get married at all."
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The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people."
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Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough."
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The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there."
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The love of economy is the root of all virtue."
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