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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

If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.




Translation

Translation

(German, French)



German
Wenn die Geschichte sich wiederholt und immer das Unerwartete geschieht, wie unfähig muss der Mensch sein, durch Erfahrung klug zu werden.

French
Si l'histoire se répète, et l'inattendu se produit toujours, à quel point l'homme est-il incapable d'apprendre de l'expérience.




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

What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.




Quotes for: to learn


Quotes

Quotes for: to learn


Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.





I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.





He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.”





Learning to love is why we are here.





It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.





The best means of learning to know oneself is seeking to understand others.











Quotes for: History


Quotes

Quotes about history:


Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.





Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, History would have been different.





What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.





World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom.





The history of philosophical system is the picture gallery of reason.





History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.











Quotes for: experience


Quotes

Quotes for: experience


Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.





Wisdom is the daughter of experience.





Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.





Experience is the teacher of all things.





No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.





Illusions fall away, like the peels of a fruit, one after another, and the fruit is experience.











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.





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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