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Quotation by George Bernard Shaw:


The reasonable man adapts himself to the conditions that surround him... The unreasonable man adapts surrounding conditions to himself... All progress depends on the unreasonable man.



George Bernard Shaw     (more by this author)

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

Nobel Prize in Literature
1925
Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay
1938 Pygmalion






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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.

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Country: Ireland

Type: Prose
Context: Unknown
Context Details: Man and Superman
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