Jean Giraudoux Quotes

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Jean Giraudoux Quotes

Youre an Attorney. Its your duty to lie, conceal, and distort everything, and slander everybody.
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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.

— Jean Giraudoux

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.

— Jean Giraudoux

The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.

— Jean Giraudoux

The secret of success is sincerity.

— Jean Giraudoux

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.

— Jean Giraudoux

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.

— Jean Giraudoux

Ask any soldier. To kill a man is to merit a woman.

— Jean Giraudoux

Everyone, when there's war in the air, learns to live in a new element: falsehood.

— Jean Giraudoux

The older we women grow, the more clearly we see what men really are: hypocrites, boasters, he-goats. The older men grow, the more they doll us up with every perfection.

— Jean Giraudoux

There are no great people. There are only great topics.

— Jean Giraudoux

Countries are like fruit-the worms are always inside.

— Jean Giraudoux

Destiny is simply the relentless logic of each day we live.

— Jean Giraudoux

Death is the next step after the pension-it's perpetual retirement without pay.

— Jean Giraudoux

To have money is to be virtuous, honest, beautiful and witty And to be without is to be ugly and boring and stupid and useless.

— Jean Giraudoux

A woman is a creature who has discovered her own nature.

— Jean Giraudoux

The stage play is a trial, not a deed of violence. The soul is opened, like the combination of a safe, by means of a word. You don't require an acetylene torch.

— Jean Giraudoux

A wife loves out of duty, and duty leads to constraint, and constraint kills desire.

— Jean Giraudoux

Everyone always dies for his country. If you have lived in it, well and wisely and actively, you die for it too.

— Jean Giraudoux

All women are born evil. Some just realize their potential later in life than others.

— Jean Giraudoux

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