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George Bernard Shaw
(1856-1950) born on
Jul 26
Irish dramatist, critic. He is generally recognized as the best dramatist since Shakespeare; promoted social reform with "drama of ideas."
         
   
F
He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.

R
All professions are conspiracies against the laity.
A
My method is to take the utmost trouble to find the right thing to say, and then to say it with the utmost levity.
N
I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind.
K
Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Man and Superman," 'Maxims for Revolutionists', 1903
R: The Doctor's Dilemma, 1911
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: In "Quotations of Wit and Wisdom," ed. & John W. Garder et al., 1975.
K: In "The Cynic's Lexicon," ed. Jonathan Green, 1984.
   


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