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George Bernard Shaw

1856-1950. Irish comic dramatist, literary critic, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925.

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A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.

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He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.

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Vulgarity in a king flatters the majority of the nation.

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There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.

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Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny: they have only shifted it to another shoulder.

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Ladies and gentleman are permitted to have friends in the kennel, but not in the kitchen.

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Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.

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Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.

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It is a woman's business to get married as soon as possible, and a man's to keep unmarried as long as he can.

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Reminiscences make one feel so deliciously aged and sad.

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