Quotation by George Bernard Shaw

Most of the money given by rich people in "charity" is made up of conscience money, "ransom," political bribery, and bids for titles.... One buys moral credit by signing a cheque, which is easier than turning a prayer wheel.
George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. first published in the Contemporary Review (Feb. 1896). "Socialism for Millionaires," Essays in Fabian Socialism, Constable (1949).
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