George Bernard Shaw

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

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Syllables govern the world.

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You cannot be a hero without being a coward.

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

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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.

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

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Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.

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

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

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

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

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

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George Bernard Shaw — quotes and aphorisms

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.

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

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

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

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I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.

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

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