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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

It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.




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Quotes for: heart


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Quotes about heart:


Hope stole into my heart against my will.
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
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The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.
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Great thoughts come from the heart.
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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
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With most people the heart grows old with the body.
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Quotes for: happiness


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Quotes about happiness:


I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
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Quotes for: peace


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Quotes about peace:


There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
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If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
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If you want to live in peace with yourself, you have to accept yourself as you are.
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Thoughts at peace. That is the goal someone who philosophizes longs for.
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Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.
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Our peace shall stand as firm as rocky mountains.
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Quotes for: pain


Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure.
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I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance.
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Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.
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Who fears to suffer, already suffers what he fears.
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I have only one passion, that for light, in the name of humanity which has suffered so much and which has the right to happiness.
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No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.
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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.
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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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