George Bernard Shaw


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  • ''There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. Preface, Getting Married (1908).
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  • ''I'm not a teacher: only a fellow-traveller of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead—ahead of myself as well as you.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. Bishop of Chelsea, in Getting Married.
  • ''I'm only a beer teetotaller, not a champagne teetotaller. I don't like beer.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1897). Proserpine, in Candida, act 3, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 1, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1970).
  • ''In a living society every day is a day of judgment; and its recognition as such is not the end of all things but the beginning of a real civilization.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1936). The Simpleton of the Unexpected Isles, preface, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 6, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1973).
  • ''Freedom, my good girl, means being able to count on how other people will behave.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1910). Joey Percival, in Misalliance, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 4, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1972).
  • ''One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1929). Proteus, in The Apple Cart, act 1, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 6, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1973).
  • ''It is doubtless wise, when a reform is introduced, to try to persuade the British public that it is not a reform at all; but appearances must be kept up to some extent at least.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. letter, Sept. 25, 1906, to The Times (London). "The Simplified Spelling Proposals," On Language , ed. Abraham Tauber, Philosophical Library (1963).
  • ''My rank is the highest known in Switzerland: I am a free citizen.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1894). Bluntschli, in Arms and the Man, act 3, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 1, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1970).
  • ''You cannot be a hero without being a coward.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. John Bull, in Other Island, preface (1907).
  • ''In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. The Statue, in Man and Superman, act 3.

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