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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

You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Man benutzt Spiegel, um sein Gesicht zu sehen und Kunstwerke, um seine Seele zu sehen.

French
Vous utilisez un miroir pour voir votre visage, et les œuvres d'art pour voir votre âme.




See also 

See also...



Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

All the arts are like mirrors in which the human beings know and recognize something of themselves they ignored.

There are mirrors for the face, but none for the mind.




Quotes for: art


Quotes

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: soul


Quotes

Quotes about soul:


Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.





Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.





At any moment you choose you can retire within yourself. Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.





For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.





Go, nothing is better for the soul
Than to dispel some sadness from a soul!






They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.











Quotes

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.





Man can climb to the highest summits; but he cannot dwell there long.





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.












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