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Those who talk most about the blessings of marriage and the
constancy of its vows are the very people read more

Those who talk most about the blessings of marriage and the
constancy of its vows are the very people who declare that if the
chain were broken and the prisoners were left free to choose, the
whole social fabric would fly asunder. You can't have the
argument both ways. If the prisoner is happy, why lock him in?
If he is not, why pretend that he is?

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.

The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.

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Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

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People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on read more

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: People Quotes,
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You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'

You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, 'Why not?'

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The novelties of one generation are only the resuscitated
fashions of the generation before last.

The novelties of one generation are only the resuscitated
fashions of the generation before last.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Fashion Quotes,
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Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

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

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Progress Quotes,
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It is not disbelief that is dangerous to our society; it is belief

It is not disbelief that is dangerous to our society; it is belief

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Belief Quotes,
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Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.

Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Criminals do not die by the hands of the law; they die by the hands of other men.

Criminals do not die by the hands of the law; they die by the hands of other men.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Murder Quotes,
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