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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
- 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

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

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- 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

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

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

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

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

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always
depend on the support of Paul.
- George Bernard Shaw

All my life affection has been showered upon me,
and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.
- George Bernard Shaw

Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.
- George Bernard Shaw

Americans adore me and will go on adoring me until
I say something nice about them.
- George Bernard Shaw

A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.
- George Bernard Shaw

A man of great common sense and good taste -
meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
- George Bernard Shaw

An asylum for the sane would be empty in America.
- George Bernard Shaw

An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood;
a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.
- George Bernard Shaw

A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.
- George Bernard Shaw

A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man
in London if he has a comfortable income.
- George Bernard Shaw

A little learning is a dangerous thing,
but we must take that risk because a little is as much
as our biggest heads can hold.
- George Bernard Shaw

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly,
science into superstition, and art into pedantry.
Hence University education.
- George Bernard Shaw

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable,
but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
- George Bernard Shaw

A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
- George Bernard Shaw

A man who has no office to go, to I don't care who he is,
is a trial of which you can have no conception.
- George Bernard Shaw

An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
- George Bernard Shaw

Consciously adopt the mindset of a young child,
to whom all of life is a grand adventure.
Life is your playground.
Fashion grand castles and sweeping boulevards,
defeat fire-breathing dragons,
leap tall buildings in a single bound.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Art is subject to arbitrary fashion.
- Kary Mullis

And you know, the baby boomers are getting older,
and those off the rack clothes are just not fitting right any longer,
and so, tailor-made suits are coming back into fashion.
- Amy Irving

Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time.
Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things
which always become ugly with time.
- Jean Cocteau

Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion
that each include the other,
each is enriched by the other.
- Felix Adler

Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living
forms and social intercourse.
- Francis Bacon

I never make a trip to the United States without visiting a supermarket.
To me they are more fascinating than any fashion salon.
- Wallis Simpson

The present condition of fame is merely fashion.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Winston Churchill aroused this nation in heroic fashion
to save civilisation in World War Two.
We have everything we need except political will,
but political will is a renewable resource.
- Al Gore

Fashion is all about happiness.
It's fun.
It's important.
But it's not medicine.
- Donatella Versace

My memory of my mom is a wine glass in one hand and
a cigarette in the other.
She was a runway fashion model, and she was quite a glamorous woman.
- Loni Anderson

I really like to live my life in a low-key fashion.
- Alicia Keys

It pains me physically to see a woman victimized,
rendered pathetic, by fashion.
- Yves Saint Laurent

I don't like fashion.
It's very heartless.
- Paul Simon

I never cared for fashion much, amusing little seams and witty little pleats:
it was the girls I liked.
- David Bailey

I think the responsibility lies with the fashion world as a collective.
We have to demand more variety.
- Kevyn Aucoin

I don't hold that everybody has to love fashion.
Some people like gardening.
- Steven Cojocaru

I've always thought of the T-shirt as the Alpha and
Omega of the fashion alphabet.
- Giorgio Armani

Fashion is so over the top.
- Ben Stiller

People say it's really the press who create those soundbites about fashion.
That's what sells magazines and clothes.
- Isaac Mizrahi

I like to think of myself as being fashion-conscious
without being a slave to fashion.
- Annni-Frid Lyngstad

One cannot fashion a credible deterrent out of an incredible action.
- Robert McNamara

For me, clothes are kind of character;
I don't follow fashion or understand trends.
- Meryl Streep

A human being is a being who is constantly 'under construction,'
but also,
in a parallel fashion, always in a state of constant destruction.
- Jose Saramago

It was the fashion of the time, still is,
to feel that all actors are neurotic,
or they would not be actors.
- Gene Tierney

Fashion for the most part is nothing but the ostentation of riches.
- John Locke

In the last couple of years, fashion's gotten a lot safer.
People are really pulling back.
- Steven Cojocaru

Technology is the fashion of the '90s.
It affects everyone, and everyone is interested in it -
either from fear of being left behind or because they
have a real need to use technology.
- Jay Chiat

There has been a change in men's attitudes toward their clothes.
Men are more aware of fashion; they're not afraid of it.
- Calvin Klein

When I went to college, I wasn't interested in fashion anymore -
I was interested in art.
- Stephen Sprouse

During the 60's, drug use was in fashion in the U.S.
- Bill Toomey

Fashion is a potency in art, making it hard to judge
between the temporary and the lasting.
- Edmund C. Stedman


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