Wednesday, July 26, 2017

are any less real

“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? They are more true: they are the only things that are true.”
― George Bernard Shaw, Candida

“All classes in proportion to their lack of travel and familiarity with foreign literature are bellicose, prejudiced against foreigners, fond of fighting as a cruel sport -- in short, dog-like in their notions of foreign policy."

[Quoted in Socialism and Foreign Policy and War and the Liberal Conscience]”
― George Bernard Shaw

“Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.”
― George Bernard Shaw

“Morals are a luxury of the rich.”
― George Bernard Shaw