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George Bernard Shaw

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I never resist temptation because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.

— George Bernard Shaw


Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

— George Bernard Shaw

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A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

— George Bernard Shaw

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Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.

— George Bernard Shaw

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You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?

— George Bernard Shaw


Animals are my friends...and I don't eat my friends.

— George Bernard Shaw

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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

— George Bernard Shaw

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Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

— George Bernard Shaw

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Youth is wasted on the young.

— George Bernard Shaw

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If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.

— George Bernard Shaw

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About George Bernard Shaw

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After visiting the USSR in 1931 and meeting Joseph Stalin Shaw became a supporter of the Stalinist USSR. The Apple Cart (1929) was probably his most popular work of this era. Shaw's correspondence with the motion picture producer Gabriel Pascal who was the first to bring Shaw's plays successfully to the screen and who later tried to put into motion a musical adaptation of Pygmalion but died before he could realize it is publiGeorge Bernard Shawd in a book titled Bernard Shaw and Gabriel Pascal.

He is the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize in Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938) for his contributions to literature and for his work on the film Pygmalion (adaptation of his play of the same name) respectively. He became an accompliGeorge Bernard Shawd orator in the furtherance of its causes which included gaining equal rights for men and women alleviating abuses of the working class rescinding private ownership of productive land and promoting healthy lifestyles. George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics.

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