My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the utmost levity.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
Source: Answers to Nine Questions
Contributed by: Zaady
There are no secrets better kept than the secrets that everybody guesses.
Source: Mrs. Warren’s Profession, 1893
We are ashamed of everything that is real about us; ashamed of ourselves, of our relatives, of our incomes, of our accents, of our opinions,of our experience, just as we are ashamed of our naked skins.
Source: Man and Superman
It is clear that a novel cannot be too bad to be worth publishing. . . . It certainly is possible for a novel to be too good to be worth publishing.
Source: Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant (1898)
I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
Do you think that the things people make fools of themselves about are any less real and true than the things they behave sensibly about?
The man who listens to Reason is lost; Reason enslaves all whose minds are not strong enough to master her.
Source: Man and Superman (1903)
We must always think about things, and we must think about things as they are, not as they are said to be.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
A great devotee of the Gospel of Getting On.
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