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quote by George Bernard Shaw: The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Life would be tolerable but for its amusements. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Why, except as a means of livelihood, a man should desire to act on the stage when he has the whole world to act in, is not clear to me. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Why, except as a means of livelihood, a man should desire to act on the stage when he has the whole world to act in, is not clear to me.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty; what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty; what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Assassination is the extreme form of censorship. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

--George Bernard Shaw

Longer Version:

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship; and it seems hard to justify an incitement to it on anti-censorial principles.


quote by George Bernard Shaw: Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Science never solves a problem without creating ten more. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: It is most unwise for people in love to marry. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

It is most unwise for people in love to marry.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: In heaven an angel is nobody in particular. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

In heaven an angel is nobody in particular.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Home life is no more natural to us than a cage is natural to a cockatoo. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Home life is no more natural to us than a cage is natural to a cockatoo.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

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

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: A happy family is but an earlier heaven. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: I have to live for others and not for myself: that's middle-class morality. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I have to live for others and not for myself: that's middle-class morality.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Do not do unto others as you expect they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Do not do unto others as you expect they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: All great truths begin as blasphemies. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

All great truths begin as blasphemies.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.

--George Bernard Shaw
quote by George Bernard Shaw: We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. with background image: photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.

--George Bernard Shaw

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