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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“Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.”
George Bernard Shaw
“We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.”
“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”
“There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.”
“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.”
“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”
“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”
“Woman's dearest delight is to wound Man's self-conceit, though Man's dearest delight is to gratify hers”
“No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious.”
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