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George Bernard Shaw quotes

Virtue is insufficient temptation.

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

It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.

I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.

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

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

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

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

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.

Youth is wasted on the young.

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

The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.