The whole strength of England lies in the fact that the enormous majority of the English people are snobs.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
Source: Getting Married, 1908
Contributed by: Zaady
As an old soldier, I admit the cowardice: it's as universal as seasickness, and matters just as little.
Source: Man and Superman (1903)
The English are not very spiritual people, so they invented cricket to give them some idea of eternity.
You don't expect me to know what to say about a play when I don't know who the author is, do you? . . . If it's by a good author, it's a good play, naturally. That stands to reason.
Source: Fanny’s First Play
A drama critic is a man who leaves no turn unstoned.
There is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
One touch of Darwin makes the whole world kin.
And so, to the end of history, murder shall breed murder, always in the name of right and honor and peace, until the gods are tired of blood and create a race that can understand.
Source: Caesar and Cleopatra
There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it.
All sorts of bodily diseases are produced by half used minds.
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