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George Bernard Shaw

Quote of George Bernard Shaw - If history repeats itself, and the...


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




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Translation

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

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.”
George Bernard Shaw




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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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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - Lectures on the Philosophy of History




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From one, learn all.”
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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.”
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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.”
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What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.”
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World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom”
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To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything.”
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Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times.”
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Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”
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Wisdom is the daughter of experience.”
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No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.”
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All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.”
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Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.”
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Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”
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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.”
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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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The best reformers the world has ever seen are those who commence on themselves.”
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.”
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