Bernard Shaw: Life & Words

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This book is an anthology of 218 quotes from George Bernard Shaw and 72 facts about George Bernard Shaw. Between 1879 and 1883 George Bernard Shaw earned only £6 from his writings. His wife Charlotte resolved to have no children and abstained from sex completely throughout the marriage. At the age of 16, George Bernard Shaw lived through the break-up of his parent’s marriage, as his mother left to live with her singing coach. Shaw stayed with his father. Shaw actually hated the George in his name, and used just Bernard Shaw. George Bernard Shaw was a vegetarian. “Lack of money is the root of all evil.” “Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.” “There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.” “The English are not a very spiritual people, so they invented cricket to give them some idea of eternity.” “A fashion is nothing but an induced... More > epidemic.” “A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.”< Less
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August 27, 2014
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