No man ought to write at all, or even to speak at all, unless he thinks that he is in truth and the other man in error. In similar style, I hold that I am dogmatic and right, while Mr. Shaw is dogmatic and wrong.
The central idea of poetry is the idea of guessing right, like a child.
One can sometimes do good by being the right person in the wrong place.
I was planning to go into architecture. But when I arrived, architecture was filled up. Acting was right next to it, so I signed up for acting instead.
My country, right or wrong' is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying 'My mother, drunk or sober.
There is nothing the matter with Americans except their ideals. The real American is all right; it is the ideal American who is all wrong.
To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
Plato was right, but not quite right.
My country, right or wrong' is a thing that no patriot would think of saying, except in a desperate case. It is like saying, 'My mother, drunk or sober'.
Yet he is right enough about there being a white magic, if he only knows where to look for it.