George Bernard Shaw

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Boston Globe
Zelda Fichandler, Arena Stage cofounder and matriarch of regional-theater movement, dies at 91flourish, ‘‘the contraction and imminent death of the art of the theater.’’ Ar
Zelda Fichandler, Arena Stage cofounder and matriarch of regional-theater movement, dies at 91
Boston Globe / Posted 22 hours ago
flourish, ‘‘the contraction and imminent death of the art of the theater.’’ Arena presented plays by Shakespeare and George Bernard Shaw, embraced contemporary works by Arthur Miller, Jean Anouilh, and Samuel Beckett, and gave second chances... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish Times Best Shops: the competition draws to a closeDublin, there’s a rave review from Laurie Schneider for Coffee to Get Her – a p
Irish Times Best Shops: the competition draws to a close
The Irish Times / Posted 22 hours ago
Dublin, there’s a rave review from Laurie Schneider for Coffee to Get Her – a pop-up coffee shop located inside the George Bernard Shaw pub on Richmond Street, which operates Monday to Saturday from 8.30am to 5pm. “Everyone that walks in the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Political discourse today is childlikeGeorge Bernard Shaw has been attributed with this timeless piece of advice, tha
Political discourse today is childlike
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
George Bernard Shaw has been attributed with this timeless piece of advice, that “you can’t rationally argue out what wasn’t rationally argued in.” And after watching the circus that unfolded over the past couple weeks with the Republican and... Read more
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The Hill
Trump gets media, Clinton to play his tuneCBS poll this week: 31 percent of Americans — less than one-third — have a favo
Trump gets media, Clinton to play his tune
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
CBS poll this week: 31 percent of Americans — less than one-third — have a favorable view of the Democratic nominee. George Bernard Shaw once said, "I learned long ago, never wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
July 26and Tennessee, making him the only person in U.S. history to have been the gove
July 26
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
and Tennessee, making him the only person in U.S. history to have been the governor of two different states. 1856: Writer George Bernard Shaw is born in Dublin, Ireland. He is the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize in Literature... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
July 26and Tennessee, making him the only person in U.S. history to have been the gove
July 26
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
and Tennessee, making him the only person in U.S. history to have been the governor of two different states. 1856: Writer George Bernard Shaw is born in Dublin, Ireland. He is the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize in Literature... Read more
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express
Top 10 facts about whiskyfrom these sales last year amounted to £3.86billion. Related articles Top 10 f
Top 10 facts about whisky
express / Posted 4 days ago
from these sales last year amounted to £3.86billion. Related articles Top 10 facts about test tubes Top 10 facts about George Bernard Shaw 3. The word whisky comes from the Gaelic “uisgebeatha” meaning “water of life”. 4. In the 18th century... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Doctor practice introduces new diet-based health care modelnearly 50 years since I was assured by a conclave of doctors that if I did not
Doctor practice introduces new diet-based health care model
MPNnow.com / Posted 4 days ago
nearly 50 years since I was assured by a conclave of doctors that if I did not eat meat I should die of starvation,” said George Bernard Shaw, a vegetarian.Barnard hopes the time will come “when every doctor and every patient embraces the power of... Read more
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chad
On this day in historymatch takes place near Guildford, Surrey; 1847 – Liberia declares its independ
On this day in history
chad / Posted 4 days ago
match takes place near Guildford, Surrey; 1847 – Liberia declares its independence; 1856 – Irish playwright and critic George Bernard Shaw was born. He died in 1950, aged 94; 1926 – American actor James Best, who starred as Sheriff Rosco P... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 26and Tennessee, making him the only person in U.S. history to have been the gove
July 26
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 days ago
and Tennessee, making him the only person in U.S. history to have been the governor of two different states. 1856: Writer George Bernard Shaw is born in Dublin, Ireland. He is the only person to have been awarded both a Nobel Prize in Literature... Read more
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express
Top 10 facts about George Bernard Shaw The Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw was born 160 years ago on July 26, 1
Top 10 facts about George Bernard Shaw
express / Posted 5 days ago
The Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw was born 160 years ago on July 26, 1856. The Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw was born on July 26, 1856 1. He hated the name George and always preferred to be... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ NotebookOLAF FUB SEZ: According to playwright George Bernard Shaw, born on this date in
Reporters’ Notebook
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
OLAF FUB SEZ: According to playwright George Bernard Shaw, born on this date in 1856, “Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.” GIFT OF LIFE – The Air Force Reserve office at 6050 South Park Ave., Hamburg, will sponsor a... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Loran Smith: Irish have made the world a better placeJohn Fitzgerald Kennedy; Robert Fulton, the inventor, and James Hoban, who desi
Loran Smith: Irish have made the world a better place
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
John Fitzgerald Kennedy; Robert Fulton, the inventor, and James Hoban, who designed The White House. And then, there are George Bernard Shaw, the only person to win a Nobel Prize and an Academy Award; Mike “King” Kelly, baseball’s first superstar... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What would H.L. Mencken think of the spectacle that is the U.S. election?wit and a heroic output. He reckoned he wrote 10 million words in all. He prod
What would H.L. Mencken think of the spectacle that is the U.S. election?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
wit and a heroic output. He reckoned he wrote 10 million words in all. He produced books on Friedrich Nietzsche and George Bernard Shaw, a pioneering study of English usage in the U.S. – The American Language – and helped to launch The... Read more
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The Irish Times
Meet the Limerick woman Oscar Wilde called ‘that fascinating genius’superb animal spirits.” She was more than just a pretty face though. Rehan’s a
Meet the Limerick woman Oscar Wilde called ‘that fascinating genius’
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
superb animal spirits.” She was more than just a pretty face though. Rehan’s acting abilities were admired by the likes of George Bernard Shaw and Mark Twain – while Oscar Wilde described her as “that brilliant and fascinating genius.” Wilde’s... Read more
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The Irish Times
Limerick’s Ada Rehan, a “brilliant and fascinating genius” according to Oscar Wildesuperb animal spirits.” She was more than just a pretty face though. Rehan’s a
Limerick’s Ada Rehan, a “brilliant and fascinating genius” according to Oscar Wilde
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
superb animal spirits.” She was more than just a pretty face though. Rehan’s acting abilities were admired by the likes of George Bernard Shaw and Mark Twain – while Oscar Wilde described her as “that brilliant and fascinating genius.” Wilde’s... Read more
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Sunday Observer
�Unique Lankan model, no tribunals�that, we have a tradition of welcoming foreign visitors since the times of Ibn
�Unique Lankan model, no tribunals�
Sunday Observer / Posted 14 days ago
that, we have a tradition of welcoming foreign visitors since the times of Ibn Battuta, Marco Polo, Robert Knox and George Bernard Shaw. Q: India has been concerned over China�s dominance in Sri Lanka as a development partner. Has the... Read more
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Deseret News
Defending the Faith: The Book of Mormon and linguistic evolutionto the “bonnet” (“hood”) of their car, or to parking it off the highway in a “l
Defending the Faith: The Book of Mormon and linguistic evolution
Deseret News / Posted 15 days ago
to the “bonnet” (“hood”) of their car, or to parking it off the highway in a “lay-by,” would mystify many Americans. George Bernard Shaw is attributed with the quip that Britain and America are “two countries divided by a common... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
The truth and laughteran internet search and the wisdom of my favorite college professor, Albert Vant
The truth and laughter
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
an internet search and the wisdom of my favorite college professor, Albert Vanthournout, it appears to be from the pen of George Bernard Shaw. Another comment is tossed to Mark Burger downtown. There is a wonderful market here for buttons, which... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Dump Trump is must for down-ticket Republicanswe're no longer debating whether it's OK to have anti-democratic elements in th
Dump Trump is must for down-ticket Republicans
OregonLive.com / Posted 25 days ago
we're no longer debating whether it's OK to have anti-democratic elements in the political system. To steal a line from George Bernard Shaw (or, er, some other famous person), now we're just haggling over the price. I'd still draw the line at... Read more
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The Irish Times
Why H-Block hunger strikers were not force-fedinclude political activists, concerned doctors, human rights campaigners, liter
Why H-Block hunger strikers were not force-fed
The Irish Times / Posted 25 days ago
include political activists, concerned doctors, human rights campaigners, literary figures including Sean O’Casey and George Bernard Shaw, medical ethicists and prisoners themselves. Why, then, were Bobby Sands and the other hunger strikers... Read more
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SportingNews
Kevin Durant chooses Warriors, sends chills across NBAProgress is impossible without change, George Bernard Shaw once said. Boy is Ke
Kevin Durant chooses Warriors, sends chills across NBA
SportingNews / Posted 26 days ago
Progress is impossible without change, George Bernard Shaw once said. Boy is Kevin Durant banking on that. Of course, bringing that talent to a team that won 73 games last season seems like a good bet for the 27-year-old forward. If anything, the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Investment strategies of the richkinds of people in the world: the haves, the have-nots, and the have-not-paid-f
Investment strategies of the rich
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
kinds of people in the world: the haves, the have-nots, and the have-not-paid-for-what-they-haves. I agree with the writer George Bernard Shaw: “Lack of money is the root of all evil.” What kind of person do we want to be? And how do we grow... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
LESLIE CRISS: Revel in your independence: Celebrate July 4 however you wishliberty dwells, there is my country.” Benjamin Franklin “Liberty means respon
LESLIE CRISS: Revel in your independence: Celebrate July 4 however you wish
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 27 days ago
liberty dwells, there is my country.” Benjamin Franklin “Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.” George Bernard Shaw “Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.” Abraham Lincoln Early during my time... Read more
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Salem News
COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS EVENTS, ACTIVITIES AND MORE...thanks to God for all in attendance. She shared several poems pertaining to gar
COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS EVENTS, ACTIVITIES AND MORE...
Salem News / Posted 27 days ago
thanks to God for all in attendance. She shared several poems pertaining to gardens and friendship by Robert Frost and George Bernard Shaw. The members were treated to dahlia, begonia and hydrangea centerpieces provided by the hostesses Ann... Read more
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Newsmax
Dump Trump Is a Must for Down-Ticket Republicanswe’re no longer debating whether it’s okay to have anti-democratic elements in
Dump Trump Is a Must for Down-Ticket Republicans
Newsmax / Posted 29 days ago
we’re no longer debating whether it’s okay to have anti-democratic elements in the political system. To steal a line from George Bernard Shaw (or, er, some other famous person), now we’re just haggling over the price. I'd still draw the line at... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Forget the White House. Dump Trump to save the rest of the ticket.we're no longer debating whether it's okay to have anti-democratic elements in
Forget the White House. Dump Trump to save the rest of the ticket.
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 29 days ago
we're no longer debating whether it's okay to have anti-democratic elements in the political system. To steal a line from George Bernard Shaw (or, er, some other famous person), now we're just haggling over the price. I'd still draw the line at... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Bike fanatic and ex-Top Gear presenter James May joins three-time world champ at opening of Leiston Honda museumHonda was an underdog. He started the company in a shed, obviously worked liked
Bike fanatic and ex-Top Gear presenter James May joins three-time world champ at opening of Leiston Honda museum
Ipswich Star / Posted 30 days ago
Honda was an underdog. He started the company in a shed, obviously worked liked hell and was a bit bonkers. But, as George Bernard Shaw said, ‘all progress depends on the unreasonable man’. “In the early days, they used a hot water bottle... Read more

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