GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Quotes

Experience fails to teach where there is no desire to learn.

George Bernard Shaw

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.

George Bernard Shaw

You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'

George Bernard Shaw

We must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy

George Bernard Shaw

Most people do not pray; they only beg.

George Bernard Shaw

Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.

George Bernard Shaw

Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

George Bernard Shaw

We learn from history that we learn nothing from history.

George Bernard Shaw

If only for a half hour a day, a child should do something serviceable to the community

George Bernard Shaw

Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.

George Bernard Shaw

Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.

George Bernard Shaw

You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.

George Bernard Shaw

Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy.

George Bernard Shaw

A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.

George Bernard Shaw

I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.

George Bernard Shaw

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

George Bernard Shaw

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