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“A fool’s brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry.”

—George Bernard Shaw, playwright.

Thought For Today

He Said That? 4/25/18

From George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950), Irish playwright, Maxims for Revolutionists (1903):

If you begin by sacrificing yourself to those you love, you will end by hating those to whom you have sacrificed yourself.


Broadway Review: 'Saint Joan' Starring Condola Rashad

“There is something about the girl,” say several characters over the course of George Bernard Shaw’s “Saint Joan,” now receiving a smart, stylish and engaging Broadway revival by the Manhattan Theatre Club. 453 more words


This is why social media and innovation will grow beyond your imagination.

“If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.”

George Bernard Shaw


Wrestling with Pigs: About "Getting Even"

“I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.” – George Bernard Shaw

During my first two years , I had to fight numerous charges they brought against me and my administration.

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I have just found myself sighing in amazement at something the students around me probably would think me a crazy adult for doing – I was that nonsensical old teacher, who got all excited about nothing special, because she/he was a total nerd, just now.  

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Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

– George Bernard Shaw