Candida
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"Candida" Quotes

By George Bernard Shaw

plays | 112 pages | Published in 1934

Candida centers on a romantic triangle and parodies courtly love and the domestic drama of Ibsen. It abounds with classical allusions, the fervor of a religious revival, and poetic inspiration and aspirations.

ISBN_13:9780143039785

Quotes

The great majority of men are more or less not men at all, but machines, mere bundles of habits.

George Bernard Shaw

When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.

George Bernard Shaw

Do you know what a pessimist is? A man who thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.

George Bernard Shaw

The true joy in life is to be a force of fortune instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

George Bernard Shaw

It is not the situation, it is your reaction to the situation that is important.

George Bernard Shaw

The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.

George Bernard Shaw

The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not.

George Bernard Shaw

We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.

George Bernard Shaw

What is life but a series of inspired follies?

George Bernard Shaw

The way to get rid of your miseries is to make no account of your happiness.

George Bernard Shaw