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  • If there was nothing wrong in the world there wouldn't be anything for us to do.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • Suppose the world were only one of God's jokes, would you work any the less to make it a good joke instead of a bad one.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • The most tragic thing in the world is a sick doctor.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • The world is populated in the main by people who should not exist.
    (George Bernard Shaw)


  • The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • The apparent multiplication of gods is bewildering at the first glance, but you soon discover that they are the same GOD. There is always one uttermost God who defies personification. This makes Hinduism the most tolerant religion in the world, because its one transcendent God includes all possible gods. In fact Hinduism is so elastic and so subtle that the most profound Methodist, and crudest idolater, are equally at home with it.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • Religion is a great force - the only real motive force in the world but you must get a man through his own religion, not through yours.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • Syllables govern the world.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • That is what all poets do they talk to themselves out loud and the world overhears them. But it's horribly lonely not to hear someone else talk sometimes.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • All the sweetness of religion is conveyed to the world by the hands of story-tellers and image-makers. Without their fictions the truths of religion would for the multitude be neither intelligible nor even apprehensible. . .
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • You dont learn to hold your own in the world by standing on guard, but by attacking, and getting well hammered yourself.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • Money is indeed the most important thing in the world and all sound and successful personal and national morality should have this fact for its basis.
    (George Bernard Shaw)


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