Quotation by George Bernard Shaw

There is a disease to which plays as well as men become liable with advancing years. In men it is called doting, in plays dating. The more topical the play the more it dates.
George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1898). The Philanderer, preface, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 1, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1970).
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