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

The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion.

G. K. Chesterton

Using words to describe magic is like using a screwdriver to cut roast beef.

Tom Robbins

Peace is the happy, natural state of man; war corruption, his disgrace.


Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation.

Thomas Huxley

Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.

Milan Kundera

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca »

We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld »