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An alliance
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
George Bernard Shaw | Marriage

An alliance
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
George Bernard Shaw | Marriage

Baseball
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
George Bernard Shaw | sport

Bringing up a family
Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.
George Bernard Shaw | Family

Earlier heaven
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
George Bernard Shaw | Family

Economists
If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion.
George Bernard Shaw | Money

England and America
England and America are two countries separated by the same language.
George Bernard Shaw | Language

Gross exageration
Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
George Bernard Shaw | Love

Health and a course to steer
Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not.
George Bernard Shaw | Happiness

How to avoid being miserable?
The only way to avoid being miserable is not to have enough leisure to wonder whether you are happy or not.
George Bernard Shaw | Happiness

I dislike it
I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.
George Bernard Shaw | Travel

It doesn't cease
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
George Bernard Shaw | Life

Making mistakes
A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honourable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw | Life

Making mistakes
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
George Bernard Shaw | Success

Martyrdom
Martyrdom... is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
George Bernard Shaw | Men and women

My friends
Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.
George Bernard Shaw | Food

Right to consume happiness
We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.
George Bernard Shaw | Happiness

Sincerer love
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
George Bernard Shaw | Food

Sooner or later
Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.
George Bernard Shaw | Time

The habit of eating
Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.
George Bernard Shaw | Food

We are made wise
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
George Bernard Shaw | Wisdom

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