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George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950+3
A miracle is an event which creates faith. That is the purpose and nature of miracles. Frauds deceive. An event which creates faith does not deceive: therefore it is not a fraud, but a miracle.
Any event, once it has occurred, can be made to appear inevitable by a competent historian.
'Music for Relief' has played a vital role in helping get aid to people who most need it. We are deeply honored to participate in what will likely be our biggest event to date.
American writer and playwright 1897-19750
A dramatist is one who believes that the pure event, an action involving human beings, is more arresting than any comment that can be made upon it.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-19500
A miracle, my friend, is an event which creates faith.Source: Saint Joan (1924)
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-20070
A society which allows an abominable event to burgeon from its dung heap and grow on its surface is like a man who lets a fly crawl unheeded across his face or saliva dribble from his mouth - either epileptic or dead.
English playwright and poet 1564-16160
Against ill chances men are ever merry, but heaviness foreruns the good event.
American writer and publisher 1859-19150
An event described by those to whom it was told by men who did not see it.
English politician and philosopher 1729-17970
An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent.
At this time, the only thing that would get me back in the ring is something that would positively impact those in need. If selling out another major event would allow me to bring a ship full of supplies to hand out to those in need, I'd say that would be very significant.
American historian 1912-19890
Chroniclers habitually matched numbers to the awesomeness of the event.Source: A Distant Mirror
American documentary filmmaker, activist, and author 1954-0
Democracy is not a spectator sport, it's a participatory event. If we don't participate in it, it ceases to be a democracy.
British writer and poet 1840-19280
Don't you go believing in sayings, Picotee: they are all made by men, for their own advantages. Women who use public proverbs as a guide through events are those who have not ingenuity enough to make private ones as each event occurs.
English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-19500
Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.
French scientist and philosopher 1884-19620
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.