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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

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.




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The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.
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When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.
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Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.
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Quotes for: future


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Quotes about the future:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
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As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.
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Man is the future of man.
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The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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Quotes for: responsibility


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Quotes for: responsibility


Responsible one is not only for what you do but also for what it does not.
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
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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.
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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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All great truths begin as blasphemies.
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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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