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Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few. Democratic republics can no more dispense with national idols than monarchies with public func DEMOCRACY If the lesser mind could measure the greater as a foot-rule can measure a pyramid, there would be finality in universal suffrage.
Democratic republics can no more dispense with national idols than monarchies with public functionaries.
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It reveals things which one would never have thought. Will read once again. A short collection of Shaw’s proverbs from his work “Man and Superman. That is why most men dread it. He who can, does.
He who cannot, teaches. You cannot believe in honor until you have achieved it. Better keep yourself clean and bright: Beware of the man whose god is in the skies. Virtue A short collection of Shaw’s proverbs from his work “Man and Superman. Virtue consists, not in abstaining from vice, but in not desiring it.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. He who gives money he has not earned is generous with other people’s labor.
Beware of the man who does not return your blow: As a socialist, I so wanted to love George Bernard Shaw. I was expecting egalitarian wisdom. Instead I got gender-biased language I don’t care how long ago it was written. That’s always unacceptable and the idea that it’s better to beat children in anger than in cold blood, even if it maims them.
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I was left with the impression that this man was an idiot. May 22, Cody Cummings rated it really liked it. Really more of a pamphlet than a book, but excellent nevertheless.
A few of the sayings that I have grown up with were in this book, so I have finally found their author. Jul 05, Dhandayutha rated it really liked it Shelves: Sep 29, Dayanidhi rated it it was amazing. Such a mind-blowing and so small in size. If I say it in Hindi it is truly gagar me sagar.
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About George Bernard Shaw. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism, in which capacity he wrote many highly articulate pieces of journalism, his main talent was for drama. Over the course of his life he wrote more than 60 plays. Nearly all his plays address prevailing social problems, but George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright, socialist, and a co-founder of the London School of Economics.
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Nearly all his plays address prevailing social problems, but each also includes maximw vein of comedy that makes their stark themes more palatable.
In these works Shaw examined education, marriage, religion, government, health care, and class privilege. An ardent socialist, Shaw was angered by what he perceived to be the exploitation of the working class. He wrote many brochures and speeches for the Fabian Society.
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He became an accomplished orator in the furtherance of its causes, which included gaining equal rights for men and women, bernxrd abuses of the working class, rescinding private ownership of productive land, and promoting healthy lifestyles.
For a short time he was active in local politics, serving on the London County Council. They settled in Ayot St. Lawrence in a house now called Shaw’s Corner.
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He is the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize for Literature and an Oscar The former for his contributions to literature and the latter for his work on the film macims adaptation of his play of the same name.
Shaw wanted to refuse his Nobel Prize outright, as he had no desire for public honours, but he accepted it at his wife’s behest. She considered it a tribute to Ireland. He did reject the monetary award, requesting it be used to finance translation of Swedish books to English.
Shaw died at Shaw’s Corner, aged 94, from chronic health revolutioniste exacerbated by injuries incurred by falling.
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