Quotes by Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, 1903

The unconscious self is the real genius. Your breathing goes wrong the moment your conscious self meddles with it.

Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, 1903

Other Great Authors


Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it.

James Russell Lowell

There are a lot of men who are healthier at age fifty then they have ever been before, because a lot of their fear is gone.

Robert Elwood Bly

There lives more faith in honest doubt, Believe me, than in half the creeds.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam A.H.H. 96, ll. 11-12.

To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the Gift.

Steve Prefontaine

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.

Carl Jung

An artist cannot do anything slovenly.

Jane Austen, Letter to Cassandra, 25 November 1798 »

[Television is] the triumph of machine over people.

Fred Allen »