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When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of,
by 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

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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 PHOTO

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

 

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- 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

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

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

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

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

Life isn't about finding yourself.
Life is about creating yourself.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
- 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

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

Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.
- 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 asylum for the sane would be empty in America.
- 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

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 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

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

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

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

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge,
but he who hates correction is stupid.
- Anonymous

If you ask a stupid question, you may feel stupid;
if you don't ask a stupid question, you remain stupid.
- Tony Rothman

If you want to improve,
be content to be thought foolish and stupid.
- Epictetus

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable
who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
- Joseph Addison

It is one of the blessings of old friends
that you can afford to be stupid with them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is being stupid together.
- Paul Valery

I never make stupid mistakes.
Only very, very clever ones.
- John Peel

Everybody is a genius.
But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,
it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
- Albert Einstein

Love interrupts, if you like,
the consequences of your actions,
which in my case is very good news indeed,
because I've done a lot of stupid stuff.
- Bono

Stupid is as stupid does.
- the movie Forrest Gump (1994)

Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
- the movie National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

A word to the wise ain't necessary -
it's the stupid ones that need the advice.
- Bill Cosby

Conservatives are not necessarily stupid,
but most stupid people are conservatives.
- John Stuart Mill

I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible.
I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.
- Debi Thomas

If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of
questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just
in time to ask questions?
- Scott Adams

A man likes his wife to be
just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness,
and just stupid enough to admire it.
- Israel Zangwill

Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly,
stupid or intelligent.
We love because we love.
- Honore de Balzac

Any girl can be glamorous.
All you have to do is stand still and look stupid.
- Hedy Lamarr

Think of how stupid the average person is,
and realize half of them are stupider than that.
- George Carlin

There are only two races on this planet -
the intelligent and the stupid.
- John Fowles

Success in almost any field depends more on energy
and drive than it does on intelligence.
This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.
- Sloan Wilson

The stupid neither forgive nor forget;
the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.
- Thomas Szasz

As you get older, you don't really have any excuse to be stupid anymore,
to be in the dark.
- Deryck Whibley

I can be stupid in my lyrics or say whatever I want
without having to worry about anybody else's feeling
or anybody being embarrassed by it or anything like that.
- Justin Hayward

I watch a lot of hockey.
There are some good hockey players and there are some
awfully stupid hockey players.
- Ted Lindsay

I got a lot of support from my parents.
That's the one thing I always appreciated.
They didn't tell me I was being stupid;
they told me I was being funny.
- Jim Carrey

If my ego was out of whack and I believed I could carry anything off,
that would be a stupid risk.
But so far there's been no reason not to try anything.
- Kathleen Turner

People aren't stupid.
I mean, people remember in 1990, the unemployment rate was 10 percent.
Now it's 4 _ percent.
We've got 1/4 million jobs that we've created.
- Bill Weld

Education makes us more stupid than the brutes.
A thousand voices call to us on every hand,
but our ears are stopped with wisdom.
- Jean Giraudoux

The thing that bums me out about 'The Real World' is
I don't want to believe that teenagers are that stupid.
- Kathy Griffin

The executive branch has grown too strong,
the judicial branch too arrogant and the legislative branch too stupid.
- Lyn Nofziger


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