A Year in Books/Day 76: The Sayings of Bernard Shaw

  • Title: The Sayings of Bernard Shaw
  • Year Published: 1993/This Edition: 2000 (Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd.)
  • Year Purchased: 2002-2004
  • Source: It was a gift from my Aunt Jane, purchased at Bernard’s Retail Shop in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada.
  • About: This thin book contains all of Shaw’s best quotes as well as excerpts from his plays.
  • Motivation: Everyone who knows me knows all about my love affair with George Bernard Shaw. I adore him; I sing his praises every chance I get.
  • Times Read: Many, many, many.
  • Random Excerpt/Page 17: “When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.”-‘Caesar and Cleopatra’, Act III
  • Happiness Scale: Off the charts.
    CLipped version of picture of George Bernard S...

    Clipped version of picture of George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


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