George Bernard Shaw


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  • ''He hates chess. He says it is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something clever when they are only wasting their time.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (Written 1885). Marian, in The Irrational Knot, ch. 14, Constable (1950).
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  • ''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.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1932). The Countess, in Too True to be Good, act 2, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 6, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1973).
  • ''Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1906). Dr. Colenso Ridgeon, in The Doctor's Dilemma, act 5, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 3, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).
  • ''The most anxious man in a prison is the governor.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. "Maxims for Revolutionists: Crime and Punishment," Man and Superman (1903).
  • ''Englishmen never will be slaves: they are free to do whatever the Government and public opinion allow them to do.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. The Devil, in Man and Superman, act 3.
  • ''The buried truth germinates and breaks through to the light.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1906). Dr. Colenso Ridgeon, in The Doctor's Dilemma, act 5, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 3, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).
  • ''When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. "Maxims for Revolutionists: Crime and Punishment," Man and Superman (1903).
  • ''Englishmen never will be slaves: they are free to do whatever the Government and public opinion allow them to do.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1903). The Devil, in Man and Superman, act 3, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 2, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).
  • ''Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. "Maxims for Revolutionists: Fame," Man and Superman (1903).
  • ''An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.''
    George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1903). The Devil, in Man and Superman, act 3, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 2, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).

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