George Bernard Shaw quote about heaven from Man and Superman - Nobody could stand an eternity of Heaven.
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Nobody could stand an eternity of Heaven.
 George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903). copy citation

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Author George Bernard Shaw
Source Man and Superman
Topic heaven eternity
Date 1903
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/3328/3328-h/3328-h.htm

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“His excellency the Commander puts it with military bluntness; but the strain of living in Heaven is intolerable. There is a notion that I was turned out of it; but as a matter of fact nothing could have induced me to stay there. I simply left it and organized this place.
THE STATUE. I don't wonder at it. Nobody could stand an eternity of heaven.
The Devil. Oh, it suits some people. Let us be just, Commander: it is a question of temperament. I don't admire the heavenly temperament: I don't understand it: I don't know that I particularly want to understand it; but it takes all sorts to make a universe.” source

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