Jean Giraudoux Quotes

- Notable Jean Giraudoux Quotes Index -

Born: October 29, 1882, Bellac, Haute-Vienne, France
Birth Country: France
Died: Paris, France, January 31, 1944
Occupation: Author

1.
Education makes us more stupid than the brutes. A thousand voices call to us on every hand, but our ears are stopped with wisdom.
- Jean Giraudoux

2.
Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands.
- Jean Giraudoux

3.
I'm not afraid of death. It's the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life.
- Jean Giraudoux

4.
Men should only believe half of what women say. But which half?
- Jean Giraudoux

5.
The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux

6.
The secret of success is sincerity.
- Jean Giraudoux

7.
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.
- Jean Giraudoux

8.
Those who weep recover more quickly than those who smile.
- Jean Giraudoux

9.
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.
- Jean Giraudoux

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