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  Quotes of George B Shaw [31]

  1. There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
  2. It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
  3. The power of accurate observation is frequently called cynicism by those who don't have it.
  4. If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance.
  5. 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.
  6. A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
  7. The secret of being miserable is to have the leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not.
  8. My way of joking is to tell the truth. It is the funniest joke in the world.
  9. This is the true joy in life: the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one, the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap, the being a force of nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.
  10. We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.
  11. When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
  12. The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
  13. In this world, there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
  14. If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.
  15. Don't try to live forever. You will not succeed.
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