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Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Wednesday, December 26, 2012 – George Bernard Shaw

Coaches Hot Seat Quotes of the Day – Wednesday, December 26, 2012 – George Bernard Shaw


“A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.”

And

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”

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“A man of great common sense and good taste – meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.”

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“Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself.”

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“People are always blaming 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.”

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“Every person who has mastered a profession is a skeptic concerning it.”

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“Give a man health and a course to steer, and he’ll never stop to trouble about whether he’s happy or not.”

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“He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.”

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“I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.”

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“I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake.”

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“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.”

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“Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.”

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“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

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“People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.”

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“Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.”

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

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“The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.”

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“The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.”

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“There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart’s desire. The other is to gain it.”

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“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”

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“We must always think about things, and we must think about things as they are, not as they are said to be.”

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“When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn’t got any.”

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“When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.”

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“A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”

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“A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.”

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“Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”

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“Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.”

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“Some look at things that are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were and ask why not?”

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“The first condition of progress is the removal of censorship.”

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“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.”

And

“We must always think about things, and we must think about things as they are, not as they are said to be.”

Wikipedia:  George Bernard Shaw

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