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 secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing”
George Bernard Shaw
“A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”
“The lack of money is the root of all evil.”
“Animals are my friends, and I don't eat my friends”
“Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.”
“It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.”
“Two percent of the people think; three percent of the people think they think; and ninety-five percent of the people would rather die than think.”
“When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he will always declare that it is his duty.”
“Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.”
“Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.”
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