Famous Words of George Bernard Shaw
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold.
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them.
We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
When I was a young man I observed than nine out of ten things I did were failures. I didn't want to be a failure, so I did ten times more work
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich something for nothing.
In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
We must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
Life is not a "brief candle". It is a splendid torch that I want to make burn as brightly as possible before handing on to future generations.
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.
He who has never hoped can never despair.
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well dance with it.
Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they canít find them, make them.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.
George Bernard Shaw
Born: July 26, 1856
Died: November 2, 1950
George Bernard Shaw was an Irish dramatist, a playwright, a socialist spokesman, a literary critic and a leading figure in the 20th century theater.
He was born in Dublin. where he grew up in poverty. He educated himself by going to the library. Throughout his lifetime he had many causes which he believed in and supported, one such cause was woman's rights and equality of income. In 1925 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He refused the money that went with the award, but did accepted the honour. Be inspired by his wise words.
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