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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: Vice is waste of life.

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He spelled Caesar with an ae ligature. The most revolutionary invention of the XIX century was the artificial sterilization of marriage.

The sound body is a product of the sound mind. Domestic servants, by making spoiled children of their masters, are forced to intimidate them in order to be able to live with them.

revolutionixts Sep 29, Dayanidhi rated it it was amazing. A petticoat round the ankles serves equally well. You cannot believe in honor until you have achieved it. The most intolerable pain is produced by prolonging the keenest pleasure. Greatness is the secular name for Divinity: When a heretic wishes to avoid martyrdom he speaks of “Orthodoxy, True and False” and demonstrates that the True is his heresy.


Maxims for Revolutionists by George Bernard Shaw

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Apr 27, Priyank Kumawat rated it it was amazing. No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense an idiot. Assassination on the scaffold msxims the worst form of assassination, because there it is invested with the approval of society.

Joseph rated it really liked it Aug 18, Whilst we have prisons it matters little which of us occupy the cells.

George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman () “Maxims for Revolutionists” Quotes

The more a man possesses over and above what he uses, the more bernrad he becomes. He who believes in education, criminal law, and sport, needs only property to make him a perfect modern gentleman.

Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. No foxhunter is such a cad as to pretend that he hunts the fox to teach it not to steal chickens, or that he suffers more acutely than the fox at the death.


The duke inquires contemptuously whether his gamekeeper is the equal of the Astronomer Royal; but he insists that they shall both be hanged equally if they murder him. It is not necessary to replace a guillotined criminal: Maximd a man believes may be ascertained, not from his creed, but from the assumptions on which he habitually acts.

Maxims for Revolutionists by Bernard Shaw

The least incapable general in a nation is its Caesar, the least imbecile statesman its Solon, the least confused thinker its Socrates, the least commonplace poet its Shakespear. Revolutionistw substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

The Foundation’s EIN or federal tax identification number is Jul 05, Dhandayutha rated it really liked it Shelves: But the book is simply amazing. If a great man could make us understand him, geoege should hang him. Democratic republics can no more dispense with national idols than monarchies with public func DEMOCRACY If the lesser mind could measure the greater revolutionissts a foot-rule can measure a pyramid, there would be finality in universal suffrage.

He who cannot, teaches.