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A day's work is a day's work, neither more nor less, and the man who does it needs a day's

sustenance, a night's repose and due leisure, whether he be painter or ploughman. George Bernard Shaw A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic. George Bernard Shaw - More quotations on: [Fashion] A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education. George Bernard Shaw - More quotations on: [Education] A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. George Bernard Shaw - More quotations on: [Mistakes] A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth. George Bernard Shaw Americans adore me and will go on adoring me until I say something nice about them. George Bernard Shaw - More quotations on: [Americans] An American has no sense of privacy. He does not know what it means.There is no such thing in the country. George Bernard Shaw Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands of other men. George Bernard Shaw Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve. England and America are two countries separated by a common language. Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough. George Bernard Shaw Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week. George Bernard Shaw Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich--something for nothing. George Bernard Shaw Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history. George Bernard Shaw

- More quotations on: [History] Hell is full of musical amateurs. George Bernard Shaw - More quotations on: [Music] I can forgive Alfred Nobel for having invented dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize. George Bernard Shaw I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation. George Bernard Shaw - More quotations on: [Quotations] If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion. George Bernard Shaw - More quotations on: [Economics] If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience. George Bernard Shaw If the lesser mind could measure the greater as a footrule can measure a pyramid, there would be finality in universal suffrage. As it is, the political problem remains unsolved. George Bernard Shaw If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance. George Bernard Shaw - More quotations on: [Family] [Dance] Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will. George Bernard Shaw - More quotations on: [Imagination] Lack of money is the root of all evil. George Bernard Shaw - More quotations on: [Money] Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh. George Bernard Shaw - More quotations on: [Death] Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability. George Bernard Shaw Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.

George Bernard Shaw - More quotations on: [Patriotism] Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman. Believing what he read made him mad. George Bernard Shaw Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing. George Bernard Shaw The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. George Bernard Shaw - More quotations on: [Belief] The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed but that he cannot believe anyone else. George Bernard Shaw