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Vulgarity in a king flatters the majority of the nation.


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There was only one virtue, pugnacity only one vice, pacifism. That is an essential condition of war.
George Bernard Shaw

This comes of James teaching me to think for myself, and never to hold back out of fear of what other people may think of me. It works beautifully as long as I think the same things as he does.
George Bernard Shaw

I hope you have lost your good looks, for while they last any fool can adore you, and the adoration of fools is bad for the soul. No, give me a ruined complexion and a lost figure and sixteen chins on a farmyard of Crow's feet and an obvious wig. Then you shall see me coming out strong.
George Bernard Shaw

The man who listens to Reason is lost Reason enslaves all whose minds are not strong enough to master her.
George Bernard Shaw

What is laisser-faire but an orthodoxy The most tyrannous and disastrous of all the orthodoxies, since it forbids you even to learn.
George Bernard Shaw

Few of us have vitality enough to make any of our instincts imperious.
George Bernard Shaw

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