Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay 1938 Pygmalion
George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright. Born in Dublin, he moved to London at the age of twenty and lived in England for the remainder of his life.
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“The surest way to ruin a man who doesn't know how to handle money is to give him some.”
George Bernard Shaw
“Better keep yourself clean and bright. You are the window through which you must see the world.”
“The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.”
“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.”
“Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage -- it can be delightful.”
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”
“When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.”
“I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig, you get dirty; and besides, the pig likes it.”
“Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own.”
“It is most unwise for people in love to marry.”
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