George Bernard Shaw


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George Bernard Shaw ( 26/07/1856 –02/11/1950 ) was an Irish playwright and co-founder of the London School of Economics.  Although his first profitable writing was MUSIC & LITERARY CRITICISM, his main talent was for DRAMA, and he wrote more than 60 plays.  He was also an essayist, novelist and short story writer.  For a short time, he was active in local politics, serving on the LONDON COUNTY COUNCIL.  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 respectively.

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SHAW’S QUOTES : —

(1) Do not do unto others as you expect they should do to you.  Their tastes may not be the same.

(2) A life spent, making mistakes, is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

(3) Beware of…

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