Love, Life & Work: Being a Book of Opinions, Reasonably Good-natvred, Concerning how to Attain the Highest Happiness for One's Self with the Least Possible Harm to Others
The Roycrofters, 1906 - 149 pages
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... Man 13— Art and Religion 14 - Initiative 15 — The Disagreeable Girl 16 — The
Neutral 17 — Reflections on Progress 18 — Sympathy , Knowledge and Poise 19
~ Love and Faith 20 — Giving Something for Nothing 21 – Work and Waste 22 ...
NGLAND'S most famous dramatist , George Bernard Shaw , has placed in the
pillory of letters what he is pleased to call “ The Disagreeable Girl . ” And he has
done it by a dry - plate , quick - shutter process in a manner that surely lays him ...
But do not , if you please , imagine that the Disagreeable Girl does not wield an
influence . That is the very point - her influence is so far - reaching in its effect that
George Bernard Shaw , giving cross - sections of life in the form of dramas ...
Gibson gilds the Disagreeable Girl . Shaw paints her as she is . In the Doll's
House Henrik Ibsen has given us Nora Hebler , a Disagreeable Girl of mature
age , who , beyond a doubt , first set George Bernard Shaw a - thinking . Then
The Disagreeable Girl is always pretty , at least we have been told she is pretty ,
and she fully accepts the dictum . She has also been told she is clever , and she
thinks she is . The actual fact is she is only “ sassy . The fine flaring up of youth ...
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The old man and the sea. All my life the good people are the sailfish that the sharks bite at. For the first time ever, in seeing so much of his writing as individual quotes, and wisdom, the notion of being the fish who bites at a much bigger fishes understanding is not so upsetting.
I admit to you that i am a minnow when compared to him. But in his writings we are all made to feel like wise plankton eating whales or nurse sharks. So terrible in our power we might be something much more toothed. His wisdom is to radiate goodness.