George Bernard Shaw is one of the two people to receive both the Oscar and Nobel Prize. In 1925 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature. Over a decade later in 1938, he earned an Academy Award for the film adaptation of Pygmalion.
George Bernard Shaw known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic, and polemicist whose influence on Western theatre, culture, and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond.
He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman (1902), Pygmalion (1912) and Saint Joan (1923). With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. In 1938 he provided the screenplay for a filmed version of Pygmalion for which he received an Academy Award.
Below are the 5 Quotes by George Bernard Shaw on Life, Family, Dream, And Work.
1.Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
2.Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.
3.A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
4.You see things, and you say ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were, and I say ‘Why not?’
5.Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get.
Biography Source: George Bernard Shaw