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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“There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.”
George Bernard Shaw
“Experience fails to teach where there is no desire to learn.”
“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.”
“Do not do unto others as you expect they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.”
“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.”
“Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.”
“When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work”
“If you leave the smallest corner of your head vacant for a moment, other people's opinions will rush in from all quarters”
“No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.”
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