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

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

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A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
Taxes and Taxation
George Bernard Shaw

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A lifetime of happiness? No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
Happiness
George Bernard Shaw

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A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.
Vegetarianism
George Bernard Shaw

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A man's interest in the world is only an overflow from his interest in himself.
Interest
George Bernard Shaw

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A perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
Dance and Dancing
George Bernard Shaw

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

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A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself.
Pessimism
George Bernard Shaw

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All great truths begin as blasphemies.
Truth
George Bernard Shaw

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All problems are finally scientific problems.
Problems
George Bernard Shaw

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All professions are conspiracies against the laity.
Professions and Professionals
George Bernard Shaw

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All progress means war with society.
Progress
George Bernard Shaw

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

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

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As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.
Dissatisfaction
George Bernard Shaw

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Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
Assassination
George Bernard Shaw

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

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Better never than late.
Punctuality
George Bernard Shaw

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Better see rightly on a pound a week than squint on a million.
Payment
George Bernard Shaw

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Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will want to use it.
Fools and Foolishness
George Bernard Shaw

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But a lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
Friends and Friendship
George Bernard Shaw

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Common people do not pray; they only beg.
Prayer
George Bernard Shaw

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Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
Democracy
George Bernard Shaw

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Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.
Giving
George Bernard Shaw

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