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Quote: Socialism never arises in the earlier phases of capitalism, as, for instance, among the pioneers of civilisation in a country where there is plenty of land available for private appropriation by the last comer. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Socialism never arises in the earlier phases of capitalism, as, for instance, among the pioneers of civilisation in a country where there is plenty of land available for private appropriation by the last comer.


Quote: My method of getting a play across the footlights is like a revolver shooting: every line has a bullet in it and comes with an explosion. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

My method of getting a play across the footlights is like a revolver shooting: every line has a bullet in it and comes with an explosion.


Quote: I sing, not arms and the hero, but the philosophic man: he who seeks in contemplation to discover the inner will of the world, ininvention to discover the means of fulfilling that will, and in action to do that will by the so-discovered means. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I sing, not arms and the hero, but the philosophic man: he who seeks in contemplation to discover the inner will of the world, ininvention to discover the means of fulfilling that will, and in action to do that will by the so-discovered means.


Quote: Nothing soothes me more after a long and maddening course of pianoforte recitals than to sit and have my teeth drilled. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Nothing soothes me more after a long and maddening course of pianoforte recitals than to sit and have my teeth drilled.


Quote: Make it compulsory for a doctor using a brass plate to have inscribed on it, in addition to the letters indicating his qualifications, the words 'Remember that I too am mortal'. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Make it compulsory for a doctor using a brass plate to have inscribed on it, in addition to the letters indicating his qualifications, the words 'Remember that I too am mortal'.


Quote: I find that socialism is often misunderstood by its least intelligent supporters and opponents to mean simply unrestrained indulgence of our natural propensity to heave bricks at respectable persons. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I find that socialism is often misunderstood by its least intelligent supporters and opponents to mean simply unrestrained indulgence of our natural propensity to heave bricks at respectable persons.


Quote: A man is like a phonograph with half-a-dozen records. You soon get tired of them all; and yet you have to sit at table whilst he reels them off to every new visitor. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A man is like a phonograph with half-a-dozen records. You soon get tired of them all; and yet you have to sit at table whilst he reels them off to every new visitor.


Quote: It's usually pointed out that women are not fit for political power, and ought not to be trusted with a vote because they are politically ignorant, socially prejudiced, narrow-minded, and selfish. True enough, but precisely the same is true of men! by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

It's usually pointed out that women are not fit for political power, and ought not to be trusted with a vote because they are politically ignorant, socially prejudiced, narrow-minded, and selfish. True enough, but precisely the same is true of men!


Quote: A genius is a person who is seeing further and probing deeper than other people has a different set of ethical valuations from their and has energy enough to give effect to this extra vision and its valuations in whatever manner best suits his or her. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A genius is a person who is seeing further and probing deeper than other people has a different set of ethical valuations from their and has energy enough to give effect to this extra vision and its valuations in whatever manner best suits his or her.


Quote: Schools must not become the agencies through which propaganda advocated by any section of society is spread. The method of control always a crucial problem should be in harmony with the fundamental values and principles of the states and the entire e. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Schools must not become the agencies through which propaganda advocated by any section of society is spread. The method of control always a crucial problem should be in harmony with the fundamental values and principles of the states and the entire e.


Quote: A tranquil woman can go on sewing longer than an angry man can go on fuming. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A tranquil woman can go on sewing longer than an angry man can go on fuming.


Quote: Wise kings wear shabby clothes, and leave the gold lace to the drum major. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Wise kings wear shabby clothes, and leave the gold lace to the drum major.


Quote: Self-denial is not a virtue; it is only the effect of prudence on rascality. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Self-denial is not a virtue; it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.


Quote: My schooling not only failed to teach me what it professed to be teaching, but prevented me from being educated to an extent which infuriates me when I think of all I might have learned at home by myself. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

My schooling not only failed to teach me what it professed to be teaching, but prevented me from being educated to an extent which infuriates me when I think of all I might have learned at home by myself.


Quote: The conversion of a savage to Christianity is the conversion of Christianity to savagery. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The conversion of a savage to Christianity is the conversion of Christianity to savagery.


Quote: The more ignorant men are, the more convinced are they that their little parish and their little chapel is an apex to which civilization and philosophy has painfully struggled up the pyramid of time from a desert of savagery. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The more ignorant men are, the more convinced are they that their little parish and their little chapel is an apex to which civilization and philosophy has painfully struggled up the pyramid of time from a desert of savagery.


Quote: No age or condition is without its heroes . The least incapable general in a nation is its Cæsar, the least imbecile statesman its Solon , the least confused thinker its Socrates , the least commonplace poet its Shakespeare . by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

No age or condition is without its heroes . The least incapable general in a nation is its Cæsar, the least imbecile statesman its Solon , the least confused thinker its Socrates , the least commonplace poet its Shakespeare .


Quote: If all the statisticians in the world were laid head to toe, they wouldn't be able to reach a conclusion. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

If all the statisticians in the world were laid head to toe, they wouldn't be able to reach a conclusion.


Quote: A fool-proof method for sculpting an elephant: first, get a huge block of marble; then you chip away everything that doesn't look like an elephant. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A fool-proof method for sculpting an elephant: first, get a huge block of marble; then you chip away everything that doesn't look like an elephant.


Quote: I am the most spontaneous speaker in the world because every word, every gesture, and every retort has been carefully rehearsed. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I am the most spontaneous speaker in the world because every word, every gesture, and every retort has been carefully rehearsed.


Quote: For nearly twenty years I have been a published author... But I have never yet seen a book of mine offered for sale in a shop window. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

For nearly twenty years I have been a published author... But I have never yet seen a book of mine offered for sale in a shop window.


Quote: The whole world is strewn with snares, traps, gins and pitfalls for the capture of men by women. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The whole world is strewn with snares, traps, gins and pitfalls for the capture of men by women.


Quote: Creation is a miracle of daily recurrence. 'A miracle a minute' would not be a bad slogan for God. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Creation is a miracle of daily recurrence. 'A miracle a minute' would not be a bad slogan for God.


Quote: A revolutionist is one who desires to discard the existing social order and try another. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A revolutionist is one who desires to discard the existing social order and try another.


Quote: Social progress takes effect through the replacement of all institutions by new ones; and since every institution involves the recognition of the duty of conforming to it, progress must involve the repudiation of an established duty at every step. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Social progress takes effect through the replacement of all institutions by new ones; and since every institution involves the recognition of the duty of conforming to it, progress must involve the repudiation of an established duty at every step.


Quote: It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor.


Quote: Obedience simulates subordination as fear of the police simulates honesty. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Obedience simulates subordination as fear of the police simulates honesty.


Quote: The danger of crippling thought, the danger of obstructing the formation of the public mind by specially suppressing ... representations is far greater than any real danger that there is from such representations. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The danger of crippling thought, the danger of obstructing the formation of the public mind by specially suppressing ... representations is far greater than any real danger that there is from such representations.


Quote: No king on earth is as safe in his job as a Trade Union official. There is only one thing that can get him sacked; and that is drink. Not even that, as long as he doesn't actually fall down. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

No king on earth is as safe in his job as a Trade Union official. There is only one thing that can get him sacked; and that is drink. Not even that, as long as he doesn't actually fall down.


Quote: Don't lose faith. Promise yourself that you will be a success story, and I promise you that all the forces of the universe will unite to come to your aid; you might not feel today or for a while, but the longer you wait the bigger the prize. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Don't lose faith. Promise yourself that you will be a success story, and I promise you that all the forces of the universe will unite to come to your aid; you might not feel today or for a while, but the longer you wait the bigger the prize.


Quote: I am highly susceptible to the force of all truly religious music, especially to the music of my own church, the church of Shelley, Michelangelo, and Beethoven. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I am highly susceptible to the force of all truly religious music, especially to the music of my own church, the church of Shelley, Michelangelo, and Beethoven.


Quote: The fact is that the intrinsic worth of the book, play or whatever the author is trying to sell is the least, last factor in the the whole transaction. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The fact is that the intrinsic worth of the book, play or whatever the author is trying to sell is the least, last factor in the the whole transaction.


Quote: A day's work is a day's work, neither more nor less, and the man or woman who does it needs a day's sustenance, a night's repose and due leisure, whether they be painter or ploughman. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A day's work is a day's work, neither more nor less, and the man or woman who does it needs a day's sustenance, a night's repose and due leisure, whether they be painter or ploughman.


Quote: To the person with a toothache, even if the world is tottering, there is nothing more important than a visit to a dentist. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

To the person with a toothache, even if the world is tottering, there is nothing more important than a visit to a dentist.


Quote: Bible worship, though at its best it may achieve sublimity by keeping its head in the skies, may also make itself both ridiculousand dangerous by having its feet off the ground. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Bible worship, though at its best it may achieve sublimity by keeping its head in the skies, may also make itself both ridiculousand dangerous by having its feet off the ground.


Quote: Whenever I see the word Operation, especially Trifling Operation, I at once write off the patient as dead. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Whenever I see the word Operation, especially Trifling Operation, I at once write off the patient as dead.


Quote: I have not wasted my life trifling with literary fools in taverns, as Johnson did, when he should have been shaking England with the thunder of his spirit. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I have not wasted my life trifling with literary fools in taverns, as Johnson did, when he should have been shaking England with the thunder of his spirit.


Quote: Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing -a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing -a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces.


Quote: You're only a beginner; and what you think is love, and interest, and all that, is not real love at all: three quarters of it is only unsatisfied curiosity. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

You're only a beginner; and what you think is love, and interest, and all that, is not real love at all: three quarters of it is only unsatisfied curiosity.


Quote: People exaggerate the value of things they haven't got everybody worships truth and unselfishness because they have no experience with them. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

People exaggerate the value of things they haven't got everybody worships truth and unselfishness because they have no experience with them.


Quote: Marriage is to me apostasy, profanation of the sanctuary of my soul, violation of my manhood, sale of my birthright, shameful surrender, ignominious capitulation, acceptance of defeat. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Marriage is to me apostasy, profanation of the sanctuary of my soul, violation of my manhood, sale of my birthright, shameful surrender, ignominious capitulation, acceptance of defeat.


Quote: Property, said Proudhon, is theft. This is the only perfect truism that has been uttered on the subject. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Property, said Proudhon, is theft. This is the only perfect truism that has been uttered on the subject.


Quote: There is a terrible truthfulness about photography that sometimes makes a thing look ridiculous. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

There is a terrible truthfulness about photography that sometimes makes a thing look ridiculous.


Quote: Jesus remains unshaken as the practical man; and we stand exposed as the fools, the blunderers, the unpractical visionaries. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Jesus remains unshaken as the practical man; and we stand exposed as the fools, the blunderers, the unpractical visionaries.


Quote: Emotional excitement reaches men through tea, tobacco, opium, whisky, and religion. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Emotional excitement reaches men through tea, tobacco, opium, whisky, and religion.


Quote: The way to deal with worldly people is to frighten them by repeating their scandalous whisperings aloud. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The way to deal with worldly people is to frighten them by repeating their scandalous whisperings aloud.


Quote: I was always unlawful; I broke the law when I was born because my parents weren't married. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I was always unlawful; I broke the law when I was born because my parents weren't married.


Quote: Crime is only the retail department of what, in wholesale, we call penal law. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Crime is only the retail department of what, in wholesale, we call penal law.


Quote: Medical science is as yet very imperfectly differentiated from common cure-mongering witchcraft. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Medical science is as yet very imperfectly differentiated from common cure-mongering witchcraft.


Quote: In an article on Bunyan lately published in the Contemporary Review -- the only article on the subject worth reading on the subject I ever saw (yes, thank you, I am familiar with Macaulay's patronizing prattle about The Pilgrim's Progress) etc. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

In an article on Bunyan lately published in the Contemporary Review -- the only article on the subject worth reading on the subject I ever saw (yes, thank you, I am familiar with Macaulay's patronizing prattle about The Pilgrim's Progress) etc.


Quote: Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.


Quote: The American Constitution, one of the few modern political documents drawn up by men who were forced by the sternest circumstances to think out what they really had to face, instead of chopping logic in a university classroom. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The American Constitution, one of the few modern political documents drawn up by men who were forced by the sternest circumstances to think out what they really had to face, instead of chopping logic in a university classroom.


Quote: I work as my father drank. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I work as my father drank.


Quote: I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like the state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like the state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind.


Quote: A moderately honest man with a moderately faithful wife, moderate drinkers both, in a moderately healthy house: that is the true middle class unit. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A moderately honest man with a moderately faithful wife, moderate drinkers both, in a moderately healthy house: that is the true middle class unit.


Quote: We throw the whole drudgery of creation on one sex, and then imply that no female of any delicacy would initiate any effort in that direction. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

We throw the whole drudgery of creation on one sex, and then imply that no female of any delicacy would initiate any effort in that direction.


Quote: Well, upon my soul! You are not ashamed to stand there and confess yourself a disgusting drunkard. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Well, upon my soul! You are not ashamed to stand there and confess yourself a disgusting drunkard.


Quote: Schools and schoolmasters, as we have them today, are not popular as places of education and teachers, but rather prisons and turnkeys in which children are kept to prevent them disturbing and chaperoning their parent. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Schools and schoolmasters, as we have them today, are not popular as places of education and teachers, but rather prisons and turnkeys in which children are kept to prevent them disturbing and chaperoning their parent.


Quote: Dancing: the vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Dancing: the vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music.


Quote: The function of the actor is to make the audience imagine for the moment that real things are happening to real people. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The function of the actor is to make the audience imagine for the moment that real things are happening to real people.


Quote: All young women begin by believing they can change and reform the men they marry. They can't. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

All young women begin by believing they can change and reform the men they marry. They can't.


Quote: It is easy -- terribly easy -- to shake a man's faith in himself. To take advantage of that to break a man's spirit is devil's work. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

It is easy -- terribly easy -- to shake a man's faith in himself. To take advantage of that to break a man's spirit is devil's work.


Quote: The novelties of one generation are only the resuscitated fashions of the generation before last. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The novelties of one generation are only the resuscitated fashions of the generation before last.


Quote: Gentle Jesus, meek and mild' is a snivelling modern invention, with no warrant in the gospels. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Gentle Jesus, meek and mild' is a snivelling modern invention, with no warrant in the gospels.


Quote: If we women were particular about men's characters, we should never get married at all. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

If we women were particular about men's characters, we should never get married at all.


Quote: I don't know if there are men on the moon, but if there are they must be using the earth as their lunatic asylum. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I don't know if there are men on the moon, but if there are they must be using the earth as their lunatic asylum.


Quote: I have found, after a good deal of consideration, that the best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for Him here. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I have found, after a good deal of consideration, that the best place to seek God is in a garden. You can dig for Him here.


Quote: A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care.


Quote: The doctor learns that if he gets ahead of the superstitions of his patients he is a ruined man; and the result is that he instinctively takes care not to get ahead of them. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The doctor learns that if he gets ahead of the superstitions of his patients he is a ruined man; and the result is that he instinctively takes care not to get ahead of them.


Quote: A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.


Quote: Now that we have learned to fly the air like birds, swim under water like fish, we lack one thing -- to learn to live on earth as human beings. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Now that we have learned to fly the air like birds, swim under water like fish, we lack one thing -- to learn to live on earth as human beings.


Quote: Audacious ribald: your laughter will finish in hideous boredom before morning. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Audacious ribald: your laughter will finish in hideous boredom before morning.


Quote: Make money and the whole nation will conspire to call you a gentleman. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Make money and the whole nation will conspire to call you a gentleman.


Quote: 'I am a brigand: I live by robbing the rich.' 'I am a gentleman: I live by robbing the poor.' by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

'I am a brigand: I live by robbing the rich.' 'I am a gentleman: I live by robbing the poor.'


Quote: There is nothing on earth intended for innocent people so horrible as a school. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

There is nothing on earth intended for innocent people so horrible as a school.


Quote: Go anywhere in England where there are natural wholesome, contented and really nice English people; and what do you find? That the stables are the real centre of the household. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Go anywhere in England where there are natural wholesome, contented and really nice English people; and what do you find? That the stables are the real centre of the household.


Quote: If a woman rebels against high-heeled shoes, she should take care to do it in a very smart hat. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

If a woman rebels against high-heeled shoes, she should take care to do it in a very smart hat.


Quote: The real pleasure of one's life is the devotion to a great objective of one's consideration. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The real pleasure of one's life is the devotion to a great objective of one's consideration.


Quote: If you eliminate smoking and gambling, you will be amazed to find that almost all an Englishman's pleasures can be, and mostly are, shared by his dog. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

If you eliminate smoking and gambling, you will be amazed to find that almost all an Englishman's pleasures can be, and mostly are, shared by his dog.


Quote: I fought linotype and montype for some time because it would not justify as well as handset could be made to do; but at last, as always happens, the machine outdid the hand, and got all the best types on it. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I fought linotype and montype for some time because it would not justify as well as handset could be made to do; but at last, as always happens, the machine outdid the hand, and got all the best types on it.


Quote: Consistency is the enemy of enterprise, just as symmetry is the enemy of art. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Consistency is the enemy of enterprise, just as symmetry is the enemy of art.


Quote: Man gives every reason for his conduct save one, every excuse for his crimes save one, every plea for his safety save one; and that one is his cowardice. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Man gives every reason for his conduct save one, every excuse for his crimes save one, every plea for his safety save one; and that one is his cowardice.


Quote: A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A photographer is like a cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.


Quote: If you begin by sacrificing yourself to those you love, you will end by hating those to whom you have sacrificed yourself. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

If you begin by sacrificing yourself to those you love, you will end by hating those to whom you have sacrificed yourself.


Quote: The only time my education was interrupted was when I was in school. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The only time my education was interrupted was when I was in school.


Quote: Whisky is liquid sunshine. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Whisky is liquid sunshine.


Quote: My religion? Well, my dear, I am a Millionaire. That is my religion. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

My religion? Well, my dear, I am a Millionaire. That is my religion.


Quote: A cigarette is a pinch of tobacco rolled in paper with fire at one end and a fool at the other. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A cigarette is a pinch of tobacco rolled in paper with fire at one end and a fool at the other.


Quote: After all, the wrong road always leads somewhere. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

After all, the wrong road always leads somewhere.


Quote: Don't wait for the right opportunity: create it. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Don't wait for the right opportunity: create it.


Quote: The greatest fallacy with communication, is the belief that it has actually occurred. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The greatest fallacy with communication, is the belief that it has actually occurred.


Quote: It's a dangerous thing to be married right up to the hilt, like my daughter's husband. The man is at home all day, like a damned soul in hell. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

It's a dangerous thing to be married right up to the hilt, like my daughter's husband. The man is at home all day, like a damned soul in hell.


Quote: Gardening is the only unquestionably useful job. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Gardening is the only unquestionably useful job.


Quote: All progress means war with society. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

All progress means war with society.


Quote: Grain by grain, a loaf. Stone upon stone, a palace. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Grain by grain, a loaf. Stone upon stone, a palace.


Quote: Life is a flame that is always burning itself out; but it catches fire again every time a child is born. Life is greater than death, and hope than despair. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Life is a flame that is always burning itself out; but it catches fire again every time a child is born. Life is greater than death, and hope than despair.


Quote: This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one.


Quote: We know there is intention and purpose in the universe, because there is intention and purpose in us. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

We know there is intention and purpose in the universe, because there is intention and purpose in us.


Quote: All genuinely intellectual work is humorous. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

All genuinely intellectual work is humorous.


Quote: Any man who is not a communist at the age of twenty is a fool. Any man who is still a communist at the age of thirty is an even bigger fool. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Any man who is not a communist at the age of twenty is a fool. Any man who is still a communist at the age of thirty is an even bigger fool.


Quote: The sound body is the product of the sound mind. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The sound body is the product of the sound mind.


Quote: Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.


Quote: Any belief worth having must survive doubt. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Any belief worth having must survive doubt.


Quote: 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. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

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.


Quote: When Satan makes impure verses, Allah sends a divine tune to cleanse them. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

When Satan makes impure verses, Allah sends a divine tune to cleanse them.


Quote: Security, the chief pretense of civilization, cannot exist where the worst of dangers, the danger of poverty, hangs over everyone's head. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Security, the chief pretense of civilization, cannot exist where the worst of dangers, the danger of poverty, hangs over everyone's head.


Quote: The greatest of evils and the worst of crimes is poverty. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The greatest of evils and the worst of crimes is poverty.


Quote: A man learns to skate by staggering about and making a fool of himself. Indeed he progresses in all things by resolutely making a fool of himself. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A man learns to skate by staggering about and making a fool of himself. Indeed he progresses in all things by resolutely making a fool of himself.


Quote: The churches must learn humility as well as teach it. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The churches must learn humility as well as teach it.


Quote: What you are to do without me I cannot imagine. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

What you are to do without me I cannot imagine.


Quote: Youth, which is forgiven everything, forgives itself nothing: age, which forgives itself everything, is forgiven nothing. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Youth, which is forgiven everything, forgives itself nothing: age, which forgives itself everything, is forgiven nothing.


Quote: Nobody can say a word against Greek: it stamps a man at once as an educated gentlemen. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Nobody can say a word against Greek: it stamps a man at once as an educated gentlemen.


Quote: The Indian way of life provides the vision of the natural, real way of life. We veil ourselves with unnatural masks. On the face of India are the tender expressions which carry the mark of the Creators hand. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The Indian way of life provides the vision of the natural, real way of life. We veil ourselves with unnatural masks. On the face of India are the tender expressions which carry the mark of the Creators hand.


Quote: 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. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

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.


Quote: Put an Irishman on the spit and you can always get another Irishman to turn him. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Put an Irishman on the spit and you can always get another Irishman to turn him.


Quote: Altogether too many sheep. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Altogether too many sheep.


Quote: My rank is the highest known in Switzerland: I'm a free citizen. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

My rank is the highest known in Switzerland: I'm a free citizen.


Quote: What use are cartridges in battle? I always carry chocolate instead. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

What use are cartridges in battle? I always carry chocolate instead.


Quote: Woman's happiness begins with her first love and ends about then. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Woman's happiness begins with her first love and ends about then.


Quote: In a hospital they throw you out into the street before you are half cured, but in a nursing home they don't let you out till you are dead. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

In a hospital they throw you out into the street before you are half cured, but in a nursing home they don't let you out till you are dead.


Quote: I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.


Quote: The roulette table pays nobody except him that keeps it. Nevertheless a passion for gaming is common, though a passion for keeping roulette tables is unknown. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The roulette table pays nobody except him that keeps it. Nevertheless a passion for gaming is common, though a passion for keeping roulette tables is unknown.


Quote: I never expect a soldier to think. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I never expect a soldier to think.


Quote: I am very sorry, but I cannot learn languages. I have tried hard, only to find that men of ordinary capacity can learn Sanskrit in less time that it takes me to buy a German Dictionary. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I am very sorry, but I cannot learn languages. I have tried hard, only to find that men of ordinary capacity can learn Sanskrit in less time that it takes me to buy a German Dictionary.


Quote: No severity of punishment deters when detection is uncertain, as it always must be. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

No severity of punishment deters when detection is uncertain, as it always must be.


Quote: People are always blaming their 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. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

People are always blaming their 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.


Quote: History, sir, will tell lies as usual. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

History, sir, will tell lies as usual.


Quote: Two percent of the people think; three percent of the people think they think; and ninety-five percent of the people would rather die than think. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Two percent of the people think; three percent of the people think they think; and ninety-five percent of the people would rather die than think.


Quote: It is the highest creatures who take the longest to mature, and are the most helpless during their immaturity. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

It is the highest creatures who take the longest to mature, and are the most helpless during their immaturity.


Quote: Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us all in the long run.


Quote: Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.


Quote: Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Progress is impossible without change; and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.


Quote: Don't think you can frighten me by telling me that I am alone. France is alone. God is alone. And the loneliness of God is His strength. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Don't think you can frighten me by telling me that I am alone. France is alone. God is alone. And the loneliness of God is His strength.


Quote: A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.


Quote: If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.


Quote: Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born.


Quote: While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered beasts, how can we expect any ideal conditions on this earth? by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered beasts, how can we expect any ideal conditions on this earth?


Quote: We are the living graves of murdered beasts, slaughtered to satisfy our appetites. How can we hope in this world to attain the peace we say we are so anxious for? by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

We are the living graves of murdered beasts, slaughtered to satisfy our appetites. How can we hope in this world to attain the peace we say we are so anxious for?


Quote: Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! You bury it in the ground, and it explodes into an oak! Bury a sheep, and nothing happens but decay. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! You bury it in the ground, and it explodes into an oak! Bury a sheep, and nothing happens but decay.


Quote: We are the living graves of murdered beasts. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

We are the living graves of murdered beasts.


Quote: A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.


Quote: The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.


Quote: I choose not to make a graveyard of my body for the rotting corpses of dead animals. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I choose not to make a graveyard of my body for the rotting corpses of dead animals.


Quote: Of all the anti-social vested interests the worst is the vested interest in ill-health. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Of all the anti-social vested interests the worst is the vested interest in ill-health.


Quote: Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out.


Quote: It is not enough to know what is good: you must be able to do it. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

It is not enough to know what is good: you must be able to do it.


Quote: Treat a friend as a person who may someday become your enemy; an enemy as a person who may someday become your friend. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Treat a friend as a person who may someday become your enemy; an enemy as a person who may someday become your friend.


Quote: If you take too long in deciding what to do with your life, you'll find you've done it. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

If you take too long in deciding what to do with your life, you'll find you've done it.


Quote: Be like the sun and meadow, which are not in the least concerned about the coming winter. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Be like the sun and meadow, which are not in the least concerned about the coming winter.


Quote: Life is too short for men to take it seriously. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Life is too short for men to take it seriously.


Quote: When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters anymore. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters anymore. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.


Quote: People are always blaming circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get ahead 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. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

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


Quote: The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.


Quote: Some men see things as they are and say why -- I dream things that never were and say why not. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Some men see things as they are and say why -- I dream things that never were and say why not.


Quote: Liberty is the breath of life to nations. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Liberty is the breath of life to nations.


Quote: A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A pessimist is a man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.


Quote: Self-control is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Self-control is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive.


Quote: Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.


Quote: You are the only sort of man in whose existence I see much hope for in this deplorable world. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

You are the only sort of man in whose existence I see much hope for in this deplorable world.


Quote: Those who understand evil pardon it. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Those who understand evil pardon it.


Quote: The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.


Quote: When you loved me I gave you the whole sun and stars to play with. I gave you eternity in a single moment, strength of the mountains in one clasp of your arms, and the volume of all the seas in one impulse of your soul. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

When you loved me I gave you the whole sun and stars to play with. I gave you eternity in a single moment, strength of the mountains in one clasp of your arms, and the volume of all the seas in one impulse of your soul.


Quote: Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics.


Quote: The heretic is always better dead. And mortal eyes cannot distinguish the saint from the heretic. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The heretic is always better dead. And mortal eyes cannot distinguish the saint from the heretic.


Quote: Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.


Quote: There is no sincerer love than the love of food. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

There is no sincerer love than the love of food.


Quote: Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it.


Quote: A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.


Quote: There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage.


Quote: There is nothing more dangerous than the conscience of a bigot. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

There is nothing more dangerous than the conscience of a bigot.


Quote: We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify our existence... on pain of liquidation. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify our existence... on pain of liquidation.


Quote: I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence.


Quote: What is virtue but the Trade Unionism of the married? by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

What is virtue but the Trade Unionism of the married?


Quote: The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.


Quote: My reputation grows with every failure. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

My reputation grows with every failure.


Quote: Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

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


Quote: When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

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


Quote: An index is a great leveller. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

An index is a great leveller.


Quote: An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.


Quote: I'm an atheist and I thank God for it. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

I'm an atheist and I thank God for it.


Quote: Do not try to live forever. You will not succeed. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Do not try to live forever. You will not succeed.


Quote: The minority is sometimes right; the majority always wrong. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The minority is sometimes right; the majority always wrong.


Quote: Very few people can afford to be poor. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Very few people can afford to be poor.


Quote: The truth is, hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one really inflexible point of honor. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The truth is, hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one really inflexible point of honor.


Quote: There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it.


Quote: The perfect love affair is one which is conducted entirely by post. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The perfect love affair is one which is conducted entirely by post.


Quote: Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad.


Quote: Caesar was a man of great common sense and good taste, meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Caesar was a man of great common sense and good taste, meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.


Quote: You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.


Quote: The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it.


Quote: Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days? by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?


Quote: The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.


Quote: Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.


Quote: When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn't got any. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

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


Quote: An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.


Quote: Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.


Quote: Never fret for an only son, the idea of failure will never occur to him. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Never fret for an only son, the idea of failure will never occur to him.


Quote: It's so hard to know what to do when one wishes earnestly to do right. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

It's so hard to know what to do when one wishes earnestly to do right.


Quote: Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.


Quote: You have learnt something. That always feels at first as if you had lost something. by author George Bernard Shaw overlaid on photo of photo of author George Bernard Shaw with quote

You have learnt something. That always feels at first as if you had lost something.


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