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Quotations by author » Jean Giraudoux
French Novelist, Essayist and Playwright, 1882-1944
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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.
Golf
A man has only one way of being immortal on earth: he has to forget he is a mortal
Immortality
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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Education makes us more stupid than the brutes. A thousand voices call to us on every hand, but our ears are stopped with wisdom.
EducationWisdom
Everyone, when there's war in the air, learns to live in a new element: falsehood
War
Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands.
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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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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'm not afraid of death. It's the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life.
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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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Men should only believe half of what women say. But which half?
MenWomen
Not through discovery but through our fathomlessness do we move confidently through life.
Life
One of the privileges of the great is to witness catastrophes from a terrace.
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Only the mediocre are always at their best.
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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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The secret of success is sincerity.
Success
The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.
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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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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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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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