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It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age, he had been dead for two years.

Shaw G. B.


America, how can I write a holy litany in your silly mood?

Shaw G. B.


The Puritan hated bear-baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.

Shaw G.B.


No television performance takes as much preparation as an off-the-cuff talk.

Shaw G.B.


"Rights" is a fictional abstraction. No one has "Rights", neither machines nor flesh-and-blood. Persons... have opportunities, not rights, which they use or do not use.

Shaw G.B.


Usually, when a lot of men get together, it's called a war.

Shaw G.B.


The so-called lessons of history are for the most part the rationalizations of the victors. History is written by the survivors.

Shaw G.B.


I just asked myself... what would John DeLorean do?

Shaw G.B.


Put a rogue in the limelight and he will act like an honest man.

Shaw G.B.


"Lemme show ya the odds, Sparky... In yer country, ya got 14 million black people, and 3 million white people. Now, does the name `Custer' mean anything to you?"

Shaw G.B.


Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.

Shaw G. B.





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O, it is excellent To have a giant's strength; but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant.
Shakespeare

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Shaw G. B
 
 
 
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