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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Les plus grands réformateurs que le monde ait jamais connus sont ceux qui commencent par eux-mêmes.”
George Bernard Shaw

German
Die besten Reformer, die die Welt je gesehen hat, sind die, die bei sich selbst anfangen.”
George Bernard Shaw




See also  

See also...



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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Gandhi

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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
Leo Tolstoy

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My third maxim was to try always to conquer myself rather than fortune, and to alter my desires rather than change the order of the world.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method




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Quotes about change:


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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”
Alan Watts
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Change alone is the constant.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena
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but it's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.”
Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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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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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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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.”
George Bernard Shaw
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