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Man and Superman

By George Bernard Shaw QUOTATION: 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.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. “Maxims for Revolutionists: Reason,” Man and Superman (1903).

QUOTATION: Vulgarity in a king flatters the majority of the nation.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. “Maxims for Revolutionists: Royalty,” Man and Superman (1903).

QUOTATION: The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1903). John Tanner, in Man and Superman, act 1, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 2, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).

QUOTATION: Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1903). Man and Superman, “The Revolutionist’s Handbook,” The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 2, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).

QUOTATION: When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. “Maxims for Revolutionists: Crime and Punishment,” Man and Superman (1903).

QUOTATION: The most anxious man in a prison is the governor.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. “Maxims for Revolutionists: Crime and Punishment,” Man and Superman (1903).

QUOTATION: The conversion of a savage to Christianity is the conversion of Christianity to savagery.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1903). Man and Superman, “The Revolutionist’s Handbook,” The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 2, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).

QUOTATION: Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. “Maxims for Revolutionists: Royalty,” Man and Superman (1903).

QUOTATION: 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.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. Don Juan, in Man and Superman, act 3.

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