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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“Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.”
George Bernard Shaw
“The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that's the essence of inhumanity”
“It is a woman's business to get married as soon as possible, and a man's to keep unmarried as long as possible”
“Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
“Human beings are the only animals of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid.”
“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”
“It is most unwise for people in love to marry.”
“I don't know if there are men on the moon, but if there are they must be using the earth as their lunatic asylum”
“My way of joking is telling the truth; that is the funniest joke in the world”
“I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage he is at least safe from people.”
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