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George Bernard Shaw

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You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.

— George Bernard Shaw

#aging-gracefully #age

Pasteboard pies and paper flowers are being banished from the stage by the growth of that power of accurate observation which is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it....

— George Bernard Shaw


We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.

— George Bernard Shaw

#experience #learn #men #never

Criminals do not die by the hands of the law. They die by the hands of other men.

— George Bernard Shaw

#crime #death #justice #punishment #death

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.

— George Bernard Shaw

#create #creation #desire #imagination #imagine

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.

— George Bernard Shaw

#does #teaches #who

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.

— George Bernard Shaw

#life #inspirational

No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.

— George Bernard Shaw

#always #believes #bible #convinced #ever

What you are to do without me I cannot imagine.

— George Bernard Shaw

#leaving #loss #love #imagination

The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor.

— George Bernard Shaw

#honor #honor

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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