22 Quotes from George Bernard Shaw That Will Change How You think

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

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

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

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.

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

Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.

Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.

Every person who has mastered a profession is a skeptic concerning it.

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

I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake.

The first condition of progress is the removal of censorship.

We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.

All great truths begin as blasphemies.

You cannot be a hero without being a coward.

A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.

You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.

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

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.

Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.

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