25 Inspiring George Bernard Shaw Quotes

George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics.He  is the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize in Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938), for his contributions to literature and for his work on the film Pygmalion (adaptation of his play of the same name), respectively.

His plays include Man and Superman,Caesar and Cleopatra (1901),Androcles and the Lion (1912) and more.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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

  2. Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.

  3. There is no sincerer love than the love of food.

  4. The longer I live the more I see that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains that I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time.

  5. It is not disbelief that is dangerous to our society; it is belief.

  6. All great truths begin as blasphemies.

  7. A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

  8. We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.

  9. When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.

  10. The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.

  11. In this world, there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.

  12. If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.

  13. Don't try to live forever. You will not succeed.

  14. The secret of being miserable is to have the leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not.

  15. My way of joking is to tell the truth. It is the funniest joke in the world.

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

  17. A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.

  18. I'm not a teacher: only a fellow-traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead; ahead of myself as well as you.

  19. The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.

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

  21. Happiness and beauty are by-products.

  22. A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold.

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

  24. Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.

  25. The reason for this, it seems is that a protein rich meal helps to better stabilize your blood sugar levels and therefore providing our body and brains with a steady source of fuel High carbohydrate meals on the other hand cause large increases and then rapid decreases in blood glucose and mental energy.

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