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Jean Anouilh Quotes
Brief author info: Jean Anouilh (1910-1987) French playwright and screen writer.
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Life is a wonderful thing to talk about, or to read about in history books-but it is terrible when one has to live it.
Inspiration is a hoax fabricated by poets for their own self-importance.
Life is a child playing around your feet, a tool you hold firmly in your grip, a bench you sit down upon in the evening, in your garden.
Life is very nice, but it lacks form. It's the aim of art to give it some.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
The object of art is to give life a shape.
I like reality. It tastes of bread.
We poison our lives with fear of burglary and shipwreck and, ask anyone, the house is never burgled and the ship never goes down.
Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God.
Beauty, real beauty, is something very grave. If there is a God, He must be partly that.
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Diplomacy Quote
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
Love Quote
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
Love Quote
Its better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what your not.
Relationship Quote
A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
Inspirational Quote
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
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