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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“A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”
George Bernard Shaw
“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”
“It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.”
“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”
“The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing”
“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.”
“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.”
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