George Bernard Shaw Quotes.
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George Bernard Shaw born 26 July 1856, known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Anglo-Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist. His influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman (1902), Pygmalion (1912) and Saint Joan (1923).
Here are some top quotes from George Bernard Shaw.
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
You cannot be a hero without being a coward.
Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.
The liar’s punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.
Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; do not outlive yourself.
The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.
We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.
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