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A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Taxes
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A lifetime of happiness? No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Happiness
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A man of great common sense and good taste -- meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Nature
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A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.
~ Oliver Goldsmith | ( Irish writer ) | 1728-1774 | Traveling
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A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.
~ Oliver Goldsmith | ( Irish writer ) | 1728-1774 | Dress
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A perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Dance
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All great truths begin as blasphemies.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Truth
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All the sweetness of religion is conveyed to the world by the hands of story-tellers and image-makers. Without their fictions the truths of religion would for the multitude be neither intelligible nor even apprehensible; and the prophets would prophesy and the teachers teach in vain.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Religion
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All things are inconstant except the faith in the soul, which changes all things and fills their inconstancy with light, but though I seem to be driven out of my country as a misbeliever I have found no man yet with a faith like mine.
~ James Joyce | ( Irish author. ) | 1882-1941 | Faith
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An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Morality
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Art is the human disposition of sensible or intelligible matter for an esthetic end.
~ James Joyce | ( Irish author. ) | 1882-1941 | Art
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As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent; whence must necessarily arise a desire of attaining knowledge with the greatest possible ease.
~ Oliver Goldsmith | ( Irish writer ) | 1728-1774 | Books
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Badness is only spoiled goodness.
~ C. S. Lewis | ( Irish author and scholar. ) | 1898-1963 | Evil
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Beauty is all very well at first sight; but whoever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Beauty
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Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will want to use it.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Fools
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But a lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Friendship
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But in his duty prompt at every call, he watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all.
~ Oliver Goldsmith | ( Irish writer ) | 1728-1774 | Duty
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Can a mortal ask questions which God finds unanswerable? Quite easily, I should think. All nonsense questions are unanswerable.
~ C. S. Lewis | ( Irish author and scholar. ) | 1898-1963 | God
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Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
~ C. S. Lewis | ( Irish author and scholar. ) | 1898-1963 | Courage
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Crime generally punishes itself.
~ Oliver Goldsmith | ( Irish writer ) | 1728-1774 | Crime
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Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Democracy
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