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George Bernard Shaw

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Biography - George Bernard Shaw:

Irish playwright critic and polemicis.
Born: 1856 - Died: 1950
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
George Bernard Shaw




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Freiheit bedeutet Verantwortlichkeit. Das ist der Grund, weshalb die meisten Menschen sich vor ihr fürchten.”
George Bernard Shaw

French
La liberté implique la responsabilité ; c'est pourquoi la plupart des hommes la redoute.”
George Bernard Shaw




See also  

See also...



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Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.”
Sigmund Freud

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Man is condemned to be free.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism

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Freedom has been wholly interpreted as a right, as a thing which people are entitled to claim, whereas what it really is above all is an obligation and a duty.”
Nikolai Berdyaev

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Freedom is not constituted primarily of privilege but of responsibilities.”
Albert Camus




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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
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Art is the daughter of freedom.”
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Quotes for: responsibility:


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Responsible one is not only for what you do but also for what it does not.”
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when we say that a man is responsible for himself, we do not only mean that he is responsible for his own individuality, but that he is responsible for all men.”
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We need to cultivate a universal responsibility for one another and the planet we share.”
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The price of greatness is responsibility.”
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Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do — but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it.”
Albert Einstein
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Man is fully responsible for his nature and his choices.”
Jean-Paul Sartre
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George Bernard Shaw also said...


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Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.”
George Bernard Shaw
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All great truths begin as blasphemies.”
George Bernard Shaw
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The best reformers the world has ever seen are those who commence on themselves.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may be different.”
George Bernard Shaw - Man and Superman
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The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.”
George Bernard Shaw
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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.”
George Bernard Shaw
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