George Bernard Shaw


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Noun1.George Bernard Shaw - British playwright (born in Ireland)George Bernard Shaw - British playwright (born in Ireland); founder of the Fabian Society (1856-1950)
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Chesterton set the whole world laughing with a series of alleged non-partisan essays on the subject, and the whole affair, controversy and controversialists, was well-nigh swept into the pit by a thundering broadside from George Bernard Shaw.
The play is about the correspondence between George Bernard Shaw and Mrs Patrick, the actress who first played Eliza Dolittle in Pygmalion, a classic George Bernard Shaw play, way back in 1914.
Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw based Pygmalion, the play that became the hit musical My Fair Lady, on poet Thomas Day's plan to make his perfect girl.
Ellen Terry was a beauty capturing the attention of George Bernard Shaw, Henry Irving was a merchant-turned-actor who brought Shakespeare to life, and the two's theatre ambitions would change their families.
The Beeb's coverage had begun well, with a quotation from George Bernard Shaw.
George Bernard Shaw identified one problem when he wrote, "Do not do unto others as you would have them do unto you; their tastes may be different.
George Orwell and George Bernard Shaw must be turning in their graves as the Government unveils its latest assault on civil liberties with the announcement of a probably super computer or database where sensitive personal data would be stored holding everyone's records.
If I may paraphrase the great Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (with many apologies), it has been disparagingly said of EBM that "Those who can, do; those who can't, teach; and those who can do neither quote evidence-based medicine.
Leave it, also, to George Bernard Shaw to mine his own difficult upbringing and end up with a light yet highly intellectual comedy.
Chappelow was the author of works including Shaw the Chucker-Out: a Biographical Exposition and Critique, and Shaw the Villager and Human Being, both books on playwright George Bernard Shaw.
Martyrs, as George Bernard Shaw put it, "see things as they have never been, and ask why not.
But, in the words of George Bernard Shaw, "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.