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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

AUTHOR: George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)
QUOTATION: You have to choose (as a voter) between trusting to the natural stability of gold and the natural stability of the honesty and intelligence of the members of the Government. And, with due respect for these gentlemen, I advise you, as long as the Capitalist system lasts, to vote for gold.
ATTRIBUTION: GEORGE BERNARD SHAW, The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Socialism and Capitalism, chapter 55, p. 263 (1928).

In the “Foreword for American Readers” Shaw says, “Finally, I have been asked whether there are any intelligent women in America. There must be; for politically the men there are such futile gossips that the United States could not possibly carry on unless there were some sort of practical intelligence back of them. But I will let you into a secret which bears on this point. By this book I shall get at the American men through the American women” (p. xi).
SUBJECTS: Capitalism