Facts about Jean Giraudoux

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Jean Giraudoux was a famous Dramatist from France, who lived between October 29, 1882 and January 31, 1944.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 23 quotes who is written / told by Jean, under the main topics: Marriage, Nature.

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Famous quotes by Jean Giraudoux (23)


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"There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth"
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"There are no elements so diverse that they cannot be joined in the heart of a man"
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"It's odd how people waiting for you stand out far less clearly than people you are waiting for"
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"I tell you, sir, the only safeguard of order and discipline in the modern world is a standardized worker with interchangeable parts. That would solve the entire problem of management"
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"I have been a woman for fifty years, and I've never yet been able to discover precisely what it is I am"
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"The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life"
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"One of the privileges of the great is to witness catastrophes from a terrace"
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"I'm not afraid of death. It's the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life"
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"When you see a woman who can go nowhere without a staff of admirers, it is not so much because they think she is beautiful, it is because she has told them they are handsome"
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"A man has only one way of being immortal on earth: he has to forget he is a mortal"
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"We all know here that the law is the most powerful of schools for the imagination. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth"
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"Those who weep recover more quickly than those who smile"
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"Men should only believe half of what women say. But which half?"
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"Education makes us more stupid than the brutes. A thousand voices call to us on every hand, but our ears are stopped with wisdom"
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"As soon as war is declared it will be impossible to hold the poets back. Rhyme is still the most effective drum"
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"A golf course is the epitome of all that is purely transitory in the universe; a space not to dwell in, but to get over as quickly as possible"
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"There is an invisible garment woven around us from our earliest years; it is made of the way we eat, the way we walk, the way we greet people"
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"Only the mediocre are always at their best"
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"Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands"
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"The secret of success is sincerity"
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"Everyone, when there's war in the air, learns to live in a new element: falsehood"
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"Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands"
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"The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life"


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