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No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
by 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

Related topics: Motivational Positive Values Life Human-Nature Psychology Self-Confidence Self-Esteem

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always
depend on the support of Paul.
- 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 fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.
- 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 fool's brain digests philosophy into folly,
science into superstition, and art into pedantry.
Hence University education.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

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

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

A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.
- 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 life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable,
but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
- 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

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

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

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

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

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Without change, there would be no butterflies.
- Anonymous

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

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

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back


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