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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature


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Author: George Bernard Shaw
  A great devotee of the Gospel of Getting On.
Mrs. Warren’s Profession.

Author: George Bernard Shaw
  A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
Man and Superman. Act i.

Author: George Bernard Shaw
  The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
Man and Superman. Act i.

Author: George Bernard Shaw
  You think that you are Ann’s suitor; that you are the pursuer and she the pursued; that it is your part to woo, to persuade, to prevail, to overcome. Fool: it is you who are the pursued, the marked-down quarry, the destined prey.
Man and Superman. Act. ii.

Author: George Bernard Shaw
  Marry Ann and at the end of a week you ’ll find no more inspiration in her than in a plate of muffins.
Man and Superman. Act. ii.

Author: George Bernard Shaw
  Kings are not born: they are made by universal hallucination.
The Revolutionist’s Handbook.



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