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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

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.




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Quotes for: art


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Quotes about art:


Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.





My trade and art is to live.





The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.





Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.





I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'





The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.











Quotes for: philosophy


Quotes

Quotes about philosophy:


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.





There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.






To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.





To make light of philosophy is to be a true philosopher.





Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.





There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.











Quotes for: science


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Quotes about science:


Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.





Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.





Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.





A theory which is not refutable by any conceivable event is non-scientific. Irrefutability is not a virtue of a theory (as people often think) but a vice.











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George Bernard Shaw also said...


Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.





All great truths begin as blasphemies.





Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.





The best reformers the world has ever seen are those who commence on themselves.





Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.





The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.












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