I don't like knowing about other people's feelings. There is nothing more embarrassing. Just as when you play cards and you see your opponent's hand. You are sure to lose.

Jean Giraudoux

Jean Giraudoux

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: French

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

A stock certificate is not a tool, like a shovel, or a commodity, like a pound of cheese. What we sell a customer is not a share in a business, but a view of the Elysian Fields. A financier is a creative artist. Our function is to stimulate the imagination. We are poets!

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

There are no elements so diverse that they cannot be joined in the heart of a man.

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.

It's odd how people waiting for you stand out far less clearly than people you are waiting for.

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

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.

When a grown man reaches forty, we change him for an old one. He has completely disappeared. There's only the most superficial resemblance between the two of them. Nothing is handed on from one to the other.

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

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.

Only the mediocre are always at their best.

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that youve got it made.

Those who weep recover more quickly than those who smile.