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Man and Superman
George Bernard Shaw
QUOTATION: It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
QUOTATION: The most revolutionary invention of the Nineteenth Century
was the artificial sterilization of marriage.
QUOTATION: Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation
with the maximum of opportunity.
QUOTATION: Give women the vote, and in five years there will be a crushing
tax on bachelors.
QUOTATION: Mendoza: I am a brigand: I live by robbing the rich. Tanner:
I am a gentleman: I live by robbing the poor.
QUOTATION: Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the
QUOTATION: If women were as fastidious as men, morally or physically, there would be an end of the race. ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. “Epistle Dedicatory,” Man and Superman (1903).
QUOTATION: Self-denial is not a virtue: it is only the effect of prudence
QUOTATION: The lesson intended by an author is hardly ever the lesson
the world chooses to learn from his book.
QUOTATION: Englishmen never will be slaves: they are free to do whatever
the Government and public opinion allow them to do.