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Thursday, 23 November 2017
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"The slight that can be conveyed in a glance, in a gracious smile, in a wave of the hand, is often the knee plus ultra of art. What insult is so keen or so keenly felt, as the polite insult which it is impossible to resent?" (Kavanagh, Julia - Insults)

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Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Ability)
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Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Achievement)
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Why, except as a means of livelihood, a man should desire to act on the stage when he has the whole world to act in, is not clear to me. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Acting and Actors)
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I'm not a teacher: only a fellow-traveler of whom you asked the way. I pointed ahead -- ahead of myself as well as you. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Advice)
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If you value a man's regard, strive with him. As to liking, you like your newspaper -- and despise it. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Affection)
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Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Age and Aging)
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Every man over forty is a scoundrel. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Age and Aging)
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I'm only a beer teetotaler, not a champagne teetotaler. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Alcohol and Alcoholism)
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Life would be tolerable but for its amusements. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Amusement)
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The ordinary man is an anarchist. He wants to do as he likes. He may want his neighbor to be governed, but he himself doesn't want to be governed. He is mortally afraid of government officials and policemen. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Anarchism)
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Englishmen hate Liberty and Equality too much to understand them. But every Englishman loves a pedigree. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Ancestry)
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In Heaven an angel is nobody in particular. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Angels)
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Great art is never produced for its own sake. It is too difficult to be worth the effort. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Arts and Artists)
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Assassination is the extreme form of censorship. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Assassination)
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I'm an atheist and I thank God for it. - (Shaw, George Bernard - Atheism)
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