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George Bernard Shaw Quote of the Day

Welcome to these George Bernard Shaw Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

We don't stop playing because we grow old;
we grow old because we stop playing.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO


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In this world there is always danger
for those who are afraid of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

Beware of false knowledge;
it is more dangerous than ignorance.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

 

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things that never were and say, Why not
- George Bernard Shaw

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
- George Bernard Shaw

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

The moment we want to believe something,
we suddenly see all the arguments for it,
and become blind to the arguments against it.
- George Bernard Shaw

Life isn't about finding yourself.
Life is about creating yourself.
- George Bernard Shaw

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are.
I don't believe in circumstances.
The people who get on in the world are the people who
get up and look for the circumstances they want,
and if they can't find them, make them.
- George Bernard Shaw

Life is no brief candle to me.
It is a sort of splendid torch
which I have got a hold of for the moment,
and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible
before handing it on to future generations.
- George Bernard Shaw

Do not do unto others
as you expect they should do unto you.
Their tastes may not be the same.
- George Bernard Shaw

When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of,
he always declares that it's his duty.
- George Bernard Shaw

People who say it cannot be done should not
interrupt those who are doing it.
- George Bernard Shaw

My way of joking is telling the truth;
that is the funniest joke in the world.
- George Bernard Shaw

A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.
- George Bernard Shaw

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong PHOTO

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling PHOTO

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Love: if you have to ask,
it's not the real thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort
when all we really need to be happy
is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Do the thing you fear,
and death of fear is certain.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it -
that is the quickest and surest way
ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
- Dale Carnegie

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Shake structures.
School yourself.
Look twice at a thing,
once upside down.
Answer yourself clearly.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

To have a right to do a thing
is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The thing always happens that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

Confidence is the most important thing,
more important than gold or currency.
- Wen Jiabao

Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing.
- Vince Lombardi

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

Example is not the main thing in influencing others.
It is the only thing.
- Albert Schweitzer

Whenever you do a thing,
act as if all the world were watching.
- Thomas Jefferson


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