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When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when the tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity. Options
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When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when the tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
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Yeah. The power of naming/calling gives us edge over the tiger's might... Kitty, kitty, kitty.
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When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when the tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
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And when a man wants to justify robbing a richer and more successful man, he calls it Socialism or Marxism, does he, Mr. Shaw?
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Context from : Man and Superman: A Comedy and a Philosophy

Comment: (George Bernard Shaw was a pacifist and he hated violence. He thought war was barbaric and unnecessary and that conflicts should be resolved with discussion and compromise. He was passionate about the rights of the lower classes and did much work to try and improve their opportunities and quality of life. )


The Revolutionist's Handbook

Crime and Punishment


All scoundrelism is summed up in the phrase *' Que
Messieurs les Assassins commencent ! "

The man who has graduated from the flogging block at
Eton to the bench from which he sentences the garotter to
be flogged is the same social product as the garotter who
has been kicked by his father and cuffed by his mother
until he has grown strong enough to throttle and rob the
rich citizen whose money he desires.

Imprisonment is as irrevocable as death.

Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They
die by the hands of other men.

The assassin Czolgosz made President McKinley a
hero by assassinating him. The United States of America
made Czolgosz a hero by the same process.

Assassination on the scafix>ld is the worst form of assas-
sination, because there it is invested with the approval of
society.

It is the deed that teaches, not the name we give it.
Murder and capital punishment are not opposites that
cancel one another, but similars that breed their kind.

Crime is only the retail department of what, in whole-
sale, we call penal law.

When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport :
when the tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
The distinction between Crime and Justice is no greater.


Whilst wc have prisons it matters little which of us
occupy the cells.

The most anxious man in a prison is the governor.

It is not necessary to replace a guillotined criminal : it
is necessary to replace a guillotined social system.

Titles

Titles distinguish the mediocre, embarrass the superior,
and are disgraced by the inferior.

Great men refuse titles because they are jealous of
them.

Read more : https://books.google.com/books?id=KS9HAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA232&lpg=PA232&dq=When+a+man+wants+to+murder+a+tiger+he+calls+it+sport;
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When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when the tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
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NotbShaw:

Quote:
There was a young lady of Niger
Who smiled as she rode on a tiger;
They returned from the ride
With the lady inside,
And the smile on the face of the tiger.
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