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Love Among the Artists Quotes

There are some men who are considered quite ugly, but who are more remarkable than pretty people. You often see that in artists.
Love Among the Artists, George Bernard Shaw

The public want actresses, because they think all actresses bad. They don’t want music or poetry because they know that both are good. So actors and actresses thrive and poets and composers starve.
Love Among the Artists, George Bernard Shaw

All very fine, Mary; but my old-fashioned common sense is better than your clever modern nonsense.
Love Among the Artists, George Bernard Shaw

The way to deal with worldly people is to frighten them by repeating their scandalous whisperings aloud.
Love Among the Artists, George Bernard Shaw

I hate singers, a miserable crew who think that music exists only in their own throats.
Love Among the Artists, George Bernard Shaw

Composers are not human; They can live on diminished sevenths, and be contented with a pianoforte for a wife, and a string quartet for a family.
Love Among the Artists, George Bernard Shaw

A man’s own self is the last person to believe in him, and is harder to cheat than the rest of the world.
Love Among the Artists, George Bernard Shaw

Geniuses are morbid, intolerant, easily offended, sleeplessly self-conscious men, who expect their wives to be angels with no further business in life than to pet and worship their husbands.
Love Among the Artists, George Bernard Shaw

Even the youngest of us may be wrong sometimes.
Love Among the Artists, George Bernard Shaw