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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“We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.”
George Bernard Shaw
“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.”
“Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.”
“The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it.”
“No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means”
“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”
“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.”
“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”
“There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.”
“Experience fails to teach where there is no desire to learn.”
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