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.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
Source: Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant (1898)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
Source: Man and Superman
The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
We are made wise not by the recollections of our past, but by the responsibilities of the our future.
I am a sort of collector of religions: and the curious thing is that I find I can believe in them all.
Source: Major Barbara
Power does not corrupt men. Fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.
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