Most people either say that they agree with Bernard Shaw or that they do not understand him. I am the only person who understands him, and I do not agree with him.
The Problem of a Preface
A peculiar difficulty arrests the writer of this rough study at the very start.
The English public has commonly professed, with a kind of pride, that it cannot understand Mr. Bernard Shaw.
But this shall be written of our time: that when the spirit who denies besieged the last citadel, blaspheming life itself, there were some, there was one especially, whose voice was heard and whose spear was never broken.