Wisdom is wasted on football's elderly white men
South China Morning Post
... Fifa (also stuffed with EWM) forbids political interference in the running of federations and has suspended a number of nations recently. George Bernard Shaw quipped youth was wasted on the young. The same might be said of wasted wisdom on football ...
What about God? Questions, doubts and hope
•George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) "We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession." •Gloria Steinem (1934- ) "It's an incredible con job when you think of it, to believe something now in exchange for life after death.
Mendelssohn: Elijah CD review – fleet-footed, intelligent and luminous
Premiered in Birmingham town hall in 1846, and a fixture of massed British choral societies ever since, Elijah is a prime culprit of George Bernard Shaw's quip accusing Mendelssohn of “despicable oratorio-mongering”. But get a performance as fleet ...
People Who Will Say Anything to Win an Argument
“Never fight with a pig. You'll just get dirty and the pig likes it." —George Bernard Shaw. Absolutism: Absolute confidence in one's beliefs. Beliefs held so firmly that nothing could change one's mind (AKA fundamentalism, extremism, pigheadedness, ...