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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“No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious.”
George Bernard Shaw
“Do not do unto others as you expect they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.”
“Experience fails to teach where there is no desire to learn.”
“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.”
“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.”
“The only service a friend can really render is to keep your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself”
“The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact than a drunken man is happier than a sober one”
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