George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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George Bernard Shaw Quotes

Let not the right side of your brain know what the left side doeth.
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Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.

— George Bernard Shaw

I like flowers, I also like children, but I do not chop their heads off and keep them in bowls of water around the house.

— George Bernard Shaw

[H]e is a barbarian, and thinks that the customs of his tribe and island are the laws of nature.

— George Bernard Shaw

I don't want to punish anybody, but there are an extraordinary number of people who I might want to kill.

— George Bernard Shaw

Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.

— George Bernard Shaw

If we women were particular about men's characters, we should never get married at all.

— George Bernard Shaw

Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.

— George Bernard Shaw

The idea of personal salvation is intensely repugnant to me when it is not absurd. Imagine Roosevelt, the big brute, preserving his personality in a future state and swaggering about as a celestial Rough Rider!

— George Bernard Shaw

A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care.

— George Bernard Shaw

Style is effectiveness of assertion.

— George Bernard Shaw

All great Truth first starts as Blasphemy.

— George Bernard Shaw

The notion that inspiration is something that happened thousands of years ago, and was then finished and done with ... the theory that God retired from business at that period and has not been heard from since, is as silly as it is blasphemous.

— George Bernard Shaw

A man ought to be able to be fond of his wife without making a fool of himself about her.

— George Bernard Shaw

What God hath joined together no man shall put asunder: God will take care of that.

— George Bernard Shaw

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