Quotation by George Bernard Shaw

The censorship method ... is that of handing the job over to some frail and erring mortal man, and making him omnipotent on the assumption that his official status will make him infallible and omniscient.
George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. speech, Jan. 20, 1935, on BBC radio. "Mr. G.B. Shaw on Film Censorship," The Drama Observed, ed. Bernard F. Dukore, Penn State Press (1993).
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