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Man and Superman

By George Bernard Shaw

QUOTATION: You can be as romantic as you please about love, Hector; but you mustn’t be romantic about money.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1903). Violet, in Man and Superman, act 2, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 2, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).

QUOTATION: Youth, which is forgiven everything, forgives itself nothing: age, which forgives itself everything, is forgiven nothing.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. “Maxims for Revolutionists: Stay Sayings,” Man and Superman (1903).

QUOTATION: Ladies and gentleman are permitted to have friends in the kennel, but not in the kitchen.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. “Maxims for Revolutionists: Servants,” Man and Superman (1903).

QUOTATION: A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. Ann, in Man and Superman, act 4.

QUOTATION: In the arts of life man invents nothing; but in the arts of death he outdoes Nature herself, and produces by chemistry and machinery all the slaughter of plague, pestilence, and famine.
ATTRIBUTION: 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).

QUOTATION: Hell is paved with good intentions, not with bad ones. All men mean well.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. “Maxims for Revolutionists: Good Intentions,” Man and Superman (1903).

QUOTATION: Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny: they have only shifted it to another shoulder.
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. “The Revolutionist’s Handbook,” preface, Man and Superman (1903).

QUOTATION: Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
ATTRIBUTION: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1903). Ann, in Man and Superman, act 4, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 2, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).

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