Quotation by George Bernard Shaw

It is doubtless wise, when a reform is introduced, to try to persuade the British public that it is not a reform at all; but appearances must be kept up to some extent at least.
George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. letter, Sept. 25, 1906, to The Times (London). "The Simplified Spelling Proposals," On Language , ed. Abraham Tauber, Philosophical Library (1963).
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