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Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability
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"Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability"

- George Bernard Shaw

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This quote by George Bernard Shaw speaks to the concept that fame can be accomplished with no genuine talent or capability. He suggests that martyrdom is the only way to become famous without having any real ability or skill. This implies that martyrdom is a way to get recognition and affection without needing to put in the hard work and devotion that is normally required to end up being famous. Shaw's quote indicates that martyrdom is a faster way to popularity, and that it is simpler to become famous through martyrdom than through hard work and dedication. This quote also implies that martyrdom is a way to get recognition and affection without needing to put in the effort and dedication that is usually needed to end up being famous. It recommends that martyrdom is a way to gain recognition and affection without needing to put in the hard work and devotion that is normally required to end up being popular. Eventually, Shaw's quote implies that popularity can be attained with no genuine skill or ability, and that martyrdom is the only way to do so.

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George Bernard Shaw This quote is written / told by George Bernard Shaw between July 26, 1856 and November 2, 1950. He was a famous Dramatist from Ireland. The author also have 166 other quotes.

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