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This is the true joy the being used for a purpose recognized as a might one.

George Bernard Shaw

Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.

George Bernard Shaw

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man adapts the world to himself. All progress depends upon the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw

Some men see things the way they are and ask, Why ? I dream things that never were, and ask Why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

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

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

George Bernard Shaw

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations

George Bernard Shaw

We don't stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

You see things and you say, why ? But I dream things that never were and say, why not ?

George Bernard Shaw

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One million dollars !

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If there is something to gain and nothing to lose by asking, by all means ask !

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