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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“Remember, our conduct is influenced not by our experience but by our expectations.”
George Bernard Shaw
“I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage he is at least safe from people.”
“I never resist temptation, because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.”
“We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it.”
“I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence.”
“My reputation grows with every failure.”
“Beware of the man whose God is in the skies”
“The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people”
“New opinions often appear first as jokes and fancies, then as blasphemies and treason, then as questions open to discussion, and finally as established truths.”
“I like flowers, I also like children, but I do not chop their heads and keep them in bowls of water around the house.”
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