Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Never Wrestle with Pigs

“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
― George Bernard Shaw

There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it.
― George Bernard Shaw

Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.
― 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

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
― George Bernard Shaw

You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?'
― George Bernard Shaw, Back to Methuselah

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.
― George Bernard Shaw

Animals are my friends...and I don't eat my friends.
― George Bernard Shaw

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
― George Bernard Shaw

Youth is wasted on the young.
― George Bernard Shaw

There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
― George Bernard Shaw, Immaturity

There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

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.
― George Bernard Shaw, Mrs. Warren's Profession

When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.
― George Bernard Shaw, Getting Married

The liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.
― George Bernard Shaw, The Quintessence of Ibsenism

Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.
― George Bernard Shaw

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
― George Bernard Shaw

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