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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

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world : the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.




Translation

Translation

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French
L'homme raisonnable s'adapte au monde. Celui qui est déraisonnable s'obstine à essayer d'adapter le monde à lui-même. Tout progrès dépend donc de l'homme déraisonnable.

German
Der vernünftige Mensch paßt sich der Welt an; der unvernünftige besteht auf dem Versuch, die Welt sich anzupassen. Deshalb hängt aller Fortschritt von unvernünftigen Menschen ab.




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Quotes about the world:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.
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We admire the world through what we love.
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
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Quotes for: progress


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Quotes for: progress


A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.
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To progress, it is not enough to want to act, one must first know in which direction to act.
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World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom.
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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.
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The real democratic progress is not to lower the level of the elite toward that of the crowd, but to raise that of the crowd toward the elite.
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A thousand things advance, nine hundred and ninety-eight fall back, this is progress.
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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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