George Bernard Shaw 1 Reply The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
The biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place
George Bernard Shaw? William H. Whyte? Pierre Martineau? Joseph Coffman? Anonymous?
The first expression is usually attributed to the famous playwright George Bernard Shaw, but the citations I have seen are unconvincing.
There is no substantive evidence that George Bernard Shaw who died in 1950 made this statement. The saying has been linked to Shaw only in very recent decades.