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Quotation by George Bernard Shaw:

Oh! And I might have been so much wickeder. (Spoken by The Old Woman.)

George Bernard Shaw     (more by this author)

1856-1950 (Age at death: 94 approx.)

Nobel Prize in Literature
Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay
1938 Pygmalion


George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 - 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. 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, and he wrote more than 60 plays. He was also an essayist, novelist and short story writer. Nearly all his writings address prevailing social problems with a vein of comedy which makes their stark themes more palatable. Issues which engaged Shaw's attention included education, marriage, religion, government, health care, and class privilege.

Author Information from Wikipedia

Country: Ireland

Type: Prose
Context: Other
Context Details: From Shaw's play "Don Juan in Hell". See:     Permalink


I have a law degree (Stanford, 66') but have never practiced. Instead, from 1967 through 1977, I tried to contribute to the revolution in America. As unsuccessful as everyone else over that decade, in 1978 I went to work for the U.S. Forest (more...)
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