Jean Anouilh

Jean Anouilh

French playwright

Lived from: 1910-1987

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Jean Anouilh

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    An ugly sight, a man who is afraid.
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    Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God.
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    Effective action is always unjust.
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    Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know He is.
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    It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness to be truly base.
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    Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
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    Nothing is irreparable in politics.
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    Oh, love is real enough; you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy - and that is life.

    Source: Ardèle ou la Marguerite

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    One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.
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    Poor little men, poor little cocks! As soon as they're old enough, they swell their plumage to be conquerors. If they only knew that it's enough to be just a little bit wounded and sad in order to obtain everything without fighting for it.
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    Propaganda is a soft weapon; hold it in your hands too long, and it will move about like a snake, and strike the other way.
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    Saintliness is also a temptation.
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    Talent is like a faucet; while it is open, you have to write. Inspiration? - a hoax fabricated by poets for their self-importance.
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    The only immorality is not to do what one has to do when one has to do it.
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    There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
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