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  Quotes of George B Shaw [31]


  1. What we want to see is the child in pursuit of knowledge, not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
  2. The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.
  3. We sing in a church - why should we not dance there?
  4. Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
  5. It is not disbelief that is dangerous to our society; it is belief.
  6. All great truths begin as blasphemies.
  7. We are made wise not by recollection of our past but by responsibility for our future.
  8. A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
  9. 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.
  10. The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
  11. We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing!
  12. Happiness and beauty are by-products.
  13. 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.
  14. You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'
  15. Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
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