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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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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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Quotes for: past

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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.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.”
Alexis de Tocqueville
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Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Nor is it right to say there are three times: past, present and future. Perhaps it would be more correct to say: there are three times: a present of things past, a present of things present, a present of things future.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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Man is the future of man.”
Francis Ponge
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
Seneca
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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.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.”
Alan Watts
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Responsible one is not only for what you do but also for what it does not.”
Laozi
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw
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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.”
Jean-Paul Sartre - Existentialism and Humanism
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We need to cultivate a universal responsibility for one another and the planet we share.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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The price of greatness is responsibility.”
Winston Churchill
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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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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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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
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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