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Sunday, March 13, 2005

Anonymoses quotes Shaw

I like this passage from "Man and Superman" and have excerpted a bit of it here - for the rest, see Anonymoses' whole post.

"Your friends are all the dullest dogs I know.

They are not beautiful: they are only decorated.
They are not clean: they are only shaved and starched.
They are not religious: they are only pew-renters.
They are not moral: they are only conventional.
They are not virtuous: they are only cowardly.
not courageous, only quarrelsome;
not kind, only sentimental;
not intelligent, only opinionated;

and not truthful at all--liars every one
of them, to the very backbone of their souls."

Thanks, Nonny!

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1 Comments:

At 12:12 PM, Blogger anonyMoses said...

Pleasure!
Should have known you were a Shavian!

-Dave

 

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