Quotes by George Bernard Shaw

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Happiness and Beauty are by-products.
Activity is the only road to knowledge.
He who has never hoped can never despair.
He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
The love of economy is the root of all virtue.
Economy is the art of making the most of life.
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth.
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it.
Martyrdom is the only way a person can become famous without ability.
The vilest abortionist is he who attempts to mould a child’s character.
Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.
Obedience simulates subordination as fear of the police simulates honesty.
He who gives money he has not earned is generous with other people’s labor.
Love consists of overestimating the differences between one woman and another.
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