"Do you know what a pessimist is?" "A man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it." An Unsocial Socialist (1887) ch. 5

George Bernard Shaw #Authors

A dramatic critic is a man who leaves no turn unstoned.

George Bernard Shaw #Authors

A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.

George Bernard Shaw #Authors

A learned man is an idler who kills time with study. Beware of his false knowledge: it is more dangerous than ignorance. Man and Superman 1903

George Bernard Shaw #Authors

A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing.

George Bernard Shaw #Authors

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

George Bernard Shaw #Authors

A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.

George Bernard Shaw #Authors

A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth.

George Bernard Shaw #Authors

A man ought to be able to be fond of his wife without making a fool of himself about her.

George Bernard Shaw #Authors

A pessimist thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.

George Bernard Shaw #Authors

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