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#1. I did 50 takes on Robert Shaw assembling the Greener Gun on 'Jaws.' The shark wasn't working, so I just kept shooting to make the production report look like we were accomplishing something and to keep cast and crew from going crazy from boredom. It was a strategic indulgence. - Author: Steven Spielberg
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#2. Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! You bury it in the ground, and it explodes into an oak! - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#3. When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#4. To be a champion you must live like one. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#5. I spent six years touring the world playing Shakespeare, Molire, Shaw, Goldsmith ... But I slowly came to realise that the people you are working with are as important as the parts you play, and that there were lots of interesting people working in film and T.V. - Author: Stephen Mangan
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#6. Plato was only a Bernard Shaw who unfortunately made his jokes in Greek. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#7. I never show anything to anybody until I've finished it. - Author: Irwin Shaw
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#8. The statesman cannot govern without stability of belief, true or false. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#9. I look at everything. God gave me eyes and I look at women and men and subway excavations and moving pictures and the little flowers of the field. I casually inspect the universe. - Author: Irwin Shaw
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#10. Nobody supposes that doctors are less virtuous than judges;
but a judge whose salary and reputation depended on whether
the verdict was for plaintiff or defendant, prosecutor or prisoner,
would be as little trusted as a general in the pay of the enemy. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#11. I've been fortunate. I've worked in a lot of things where I had those kinds of experiences with actors who were perceived as very macho guys, everybody from Lee Marvin to Charlie Bronson to Harrison Ford to Robert Shaw. - Author: Carl Weathers
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#12. What a man believes may be ascertained, not from his creed, but from the assumptions on which he habitually acts. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#13. I feel like I have to avoid certain thrift store-isms, having been known for the thrift store paintings. It's like I have to not paint that way. - Author: Jim Shaw
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#14. Most of my recent plays were written in the railway train between Hatfield and Kings Cross. I write anywhere, on the top of omnibuses or wherever I may be; it is all the same to me. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#15. to the bad girls and the boys who love them. - Author: Michelle Hodkin
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#16. If all the Churches of Europe closed their doors until the drums ceased rolling they would act as a most powerful reminder that though the glory of war is a famous and ancient glory, it is not the final glory of God. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#17. There once was a demographic survey done to determine if money was connected to happiness and Ireland was the only place where this did not turn out to be true. - Author: Fiona Shaw
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#18. It's such an awkward, strange thing that was concocted, to have auditions. Back in the old days, you'd just have a screen test, and they'd say, 'Oh, you seem natural in front of the camera,' and you'd just go do 10 pictures for Paramount or whatever. - Author: Vinessa Shaw
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#19. Without danger I cannot be great. That is how I pay for Abel's blood. Danger and fear follow my steps everywhere. Without them courage would have no sense. And it is courage, courage, courage that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#20. We were playing popular music, but we were doing our own arrangements because we were too lazy to sit down and figure out the originals. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#21. You sometimes have to answer a woman according to her womanliness, just as you have to answer a fool according to his folly. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#22. Democracy is a word all public men use and none understand. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#23. I have never let gender get in my way. It has taken me over 30 years to get from a garage to the huge campus that we have today. And it's been a long journey. - Author: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
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#24. I am involved in Greenpeace. And I just recently completely switched my diet over to near-veganism. So you try to do little things that you can. I recycle every single day. Every single thing in my house that can be recycled is. - Author: Lindsey Shaw
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#25. She didn't hesitate to kiss me back and I decided then and there that kissing Shaw was probably as close to heaven as I was ever going to get. - Author: Jay Crownover
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#26. Are there any celebs I'd like to meet? I'd love to meet the Dalai Lama. - Author: Martin Shaw
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#27. Eternal is the fact that the human creature born in Ireland and brought up in its air is Irish. I have lived for twenty years in Ireland and for seventy-two in England; but the twenty came first and in Britain I am still a foreigner and shall die one. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#28. The truth is the one thing that nobody will believe. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#29. As if you could terminate love abruptly because the one you loved signed papers with someone else in a church. - Author: Ali Shaw
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#30. Songwriting is the other weight on the opposite side of the scale from touring. They balance me out creatively. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#31. When the world goes mad, one must accept madness as sanity; since sanity is, in the last analysis, nothing but the madness on which the whole world happens to agree. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#32. My father must have had some elementary education for he could read and write and keep accounts inaccurately - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#33. A man who has no office to go, to I don't care who he is, is a trial of which you can have no conception. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#34. I don't like the idea of killing my fellow creatures in order to eat their dead bodies. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#35. Great peace is found in little busy-ness. Chaucer - Author: Sylvia Shaw Judson
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#36. The early Christian rules of life were not made to last, because the early Christians did not believe that the world itself was going to last. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#37. It is better to be true to what you believe, though that be wrong, than to be false to what you believe, even if that belief is correct. - Author: Anna Howard Shaw
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#38. Was she horrid to you? I hate her if she was horrid. - Author: Ali Shaw
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#39. I am a sort of collector of religions: and the curious thing is that I find I can believe in them all. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#40. It is quite useless to declare that all men are born free if you deny that they are born good. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#41. People get tired of everything, and of nothing sooner than of what they most like. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#42. The novelties of one generation are only the resuscitated fashions of the generation before last. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#43. A socialist is somebody who doesn't have anything, and is ready to divide it up equally among everybody. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#44. Spend all you have before you die, and do not outlive yourself. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#45. In gambling the many must lose in order that the few may win. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#46. Our ideals, like the gods of old, are constantly demanding human sacrifices. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#47. Character actor' is a technical term denoting a clever stage performer who cannot act, and therefore makes an elaborate study of the disguises and stage tricks by which acting can be grotesquely simulated. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#48. Captain Shotover: How much does your soul eat?
Ellie: Oh, a lot. It eats music and pictures and books and mountains and lakes and beautiful things to wear and nice people to be with. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#49. The brewing industry is a very, very male dominated industry. It's a male bastion. - Author: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
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#50. We want a few mad people now. See where the sane ones have landed us! - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#51. A radical shift in attitude happens in small steps. It's a transformation. A butterfly does a lot of walking and eating and growing before it finally forms a chrysalis and emerges with wings. It's not an instant transformation. - Author: Rohvannyn Shaw
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#52. Some men see things as they are, and say, why; I dream things as they never were, and say, why not. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#53. Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#54. I have always been a sucker for the big, upbeat chorus. - Author: Tommy Shaw
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#55. I haven't stuck to any formula. Most great writers stick to the same style, but I wanted to be more various. - Author: Irwin Shaw
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#56. Kennedy was a man who liked writers and even I got invited to the White House. - Author: Irwin Shaw
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#57. Posterity makes the judgments. There are going to be a lot of surprises in store for everybody. - Author: Irwin Shaw
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#58. Warhol was a prime example of a schizoid person. Maybe he had Asperger's, or maybe he was just an amorous human being on earth. - Author: Jim Shaw
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#59. You know you can't be a nice girl inside if you're a dirty slut outside - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#60. The cinema is going to form the mind of England. The national conscience, the national ideals and tests of conduct, will be those of the film. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#61. Once undressed I felt less exposed. (...) Naked was my uniform. (...) There was no pressure to conform. - Author: Aiden Shaw
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#62. Human beings are the only animals of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#63. Ambrose managed to fight his way free long enough to shout, Am I the only ghost here doesn't know how to ghost? - Author: Abigail Roux
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#64. The quality of a play is the quality of its ideas. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#65. Only Lawyers and mental defectives are automatically exempt for jury duty. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#66. Intelligence and common sense, what makes a person a real genius. - Author: Wazim Shaw
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#67. I was utterly without worldly ambition because I knew that all that was needed for a rich, full life was a few shillings a week with which to buy SF magazines and beer. - Author: Bob Shaw
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#68. The reasonable man will adjust to the demands of his environment. The unreasonable man expects his environment to adjust to his own needs. Therefore, all progress depends upon the unreasonable man. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#69. I believe in the discipline of silence, and could talk for hours about it. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#70. The great enemy of communication, we find, is the illusion of it. We have talked enough; but we have not listened. And by not listening we have failed to concede the immense complexity of our society - and thus the great gaps between ourselves and those with whom we seek understanding. - Author: William H. Whyte
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#71. Take the utmost care to get well born and well brought up. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#72. When I started Biocon in 1978, the obstacles I needed to navigate were manifold - ranging from infrastructural hurdles to issues related to my credibility as a business woman. With no access to venture capital, money was scarce and high-cost, debt-based capital was all I had. - Author: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
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#73. When I had first been hurled into the world of the 1970s I had thought I found Utopia. And now I was discovering that it was only a Utopia for some. Shaw wanted a Utopia which would exist for all. - Author: Michael Moorcock
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#74. This process was also used on beautiful daggers with bifurcated blades, which look ahead to the Old Kingdom forked instruments known as pesesh-kef used in the Opening of the Mouth funerary ceremony. - Author: Ian Shaw
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#75. I'm sick of all the reasonable people: they see all the reasons for doing nothing - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#76. An artist should write for himself & not for an audience. If the audience likes it, great. If not, they can keep away. - Author: Artie Shaw
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#77. Always strive to find out what to do by thinking, without asking anybody. If you continually do this, you will soon act like a grown-up woman. For want of doing this, a very great number of grown-up people act like children. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#78. Readers have the power that professors pretend they wield. Millions of words of professorial contempt have failed to kill Kipling. Praising Shaw to the skies has been vain. - Author: Gene Wolfe
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#79. If you're young enough, any kind of writing you do for a short period of time is a marvelous apprenticeship. - Author: Irwin Shaw
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#80. I'm an atheist and I thank God for it. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#81. The nation's morals are like its teeth: the more decayed they are the more it hurts to touch them. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#82. What I say today everybody will say tomorrow, though they will not remember who put it into their heads. Indeed they will be right for I never remember who puts things into my head : it is the Zeitgeist. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#83. His father looked wistful. 'And you don't feel anticlimatic?'
What's that?'
Somewhat the opposite of elated.'
What's elated again?'
Good feelings. That is to say, very good. You can feel, can't you? That's what I'm driving at. You don't ever wonder ... where feeling went? - Author: Ali Shaw
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#84. Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny; they have only shifted it to another shoulder. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#85. I've gone on the wagon, but my body doesn't believe it. - Author: Irwin Shaw
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#86. A modern gentleman [rich person] is necessarily the enemy of his country. Even in war he does not fight to defend it, but to prevent his power of preying on it from passing to a foreigner. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#87. So I just play the character, I play the lines. - Author: Fiona Shaw
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#88. Theater is dangerously open to repetition. It's exciting when you hit on a new way. - Author: Fiona Shaw
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#89. There are scores of thousands of human insects who are ready at a moment's notice to reveal the Will of God on every possible subject - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#90. As I write, there is a craze for what is called psychoanalysis, or the cure of diseases by explaining to the patient what is the matter with him: an excellent plan if you happen to know what is the matter with him, especially when the explanation is that there is nothing the matter with him. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#91. What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#92. Also, I kissed her. She liked it.

Naturally. - Author: Michelle Hodkin
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#93. I was going to kiss him, and I was going to regret it. But at that moment, I couldn't bring myself to care. - Author: Michelle Hodkin
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#94. Money is a most important thing in the world. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#95. A nap, my friend, is a brief period of sleep which overtakes superannuated persons when they endeavor to entertain unwelcome visitors or to listen to scientific lectures. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#96. You have nothing to do but mention the quantum theory, and people will take your voice for the voice of science, and belive anything. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#97. Decency cannot be discussed without indecency! - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#98. It ["Begin the Beguine"] became such a hit that it superseded anything that any band had ever had. It was the first time that a so-called swing band played something melodic and still gave it a beat. - Author: Artie Shaw
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#99. The most anxious man in a prison is the governor. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#100. An absolutely necessary part of a writer's equipment, almost as necessary as talent, is the ability to stand up under punishment, both the punishment the world hands out and the punishment he inflicts upon himself. - Author: Irwin Shaw
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