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  • No American newspaper will print anything contrary to its own interests
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • Even the fact that doctors themselves die of the very diseases they profess to cure passes unnoticed. We do not shoot out our lips and shake our heads, saying, 'They save others themselves they cannot save'
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • Which painting in the National Gallery would I save if there was a fire? The one nearest the door of course.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • That is the whole secret of successful fighting. Get your enemy at a disadvantage and never, on any account, fight him on equal terms.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • The art of government is the organisation of idolatry.
    (George Bernard Shaw)


  • He who slays a king and He who dies for him are alike idolaters.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • The most tragic thing in the world is a sick doctor.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny they have only shifted it to another shoulder.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • Every unnatural activity of the brain is as mischievous as any unnatural activity of the body and that pressing people to learn things they do not want to know is as unwholesome and disastrous as feeding them on sawdust.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • They all thought she was dead but my father he kept ladling gin down her throat till she came to so sudden that she bit the bowl off the spoon.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • Hamlet's experiences simply could not have happened to a plumber.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • (Democracy is a government) of the fools, for the fools, by the fools.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.
    (George Bernard Shaw)


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