Quotation by George Bernard Shaw

In the arts of life man invents nothing; but in the arts of death he outdoes Nature herself, and produces by chemistry and machinery all the slaughter of plague, pestilence, and famine.
George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1903). The devil, in Man and Superman, act 3, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 2, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1971).
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