Quotes by George Bernard Shaw (Dramatist/Irish).

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Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
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Caesar was a man of great common sense and good taste, meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
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I am a Christian. That obliges me to be a Communist.
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Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself.
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Nothing is worth doing unless the consequences may be serious.
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Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.
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If a woman can, by careful selection of a father and nourishment of herself, produce a citizen with efficient senses, sound organs and a good digestion, she should clearly be secured a sufficient reward for that natural service to make her willing to undertake and repeat it.
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I'm an atheist and I thank God for it.
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The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.
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Political necessities sometime turn out to be political mistakes.
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It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.
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Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
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When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn't got any.
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You cannot be a hero without being a coward.
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She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech.
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You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
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In heaven an angel is nobody in particular.
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Those who do not know how to live must make a merit of dying.
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A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
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The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves.
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Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad.
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The perfect love affair is one which is conducted entirely by post.
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Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
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Very few people can afford to be poor.
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Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.
• George Bernard Shaw

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