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

Jean Giraudoux

Jean Giraudoux

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: French

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

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.

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

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.

Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands.

A man has only one way of being immortal on earth: he has to forget he is a mortal.

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

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

Men don't deceive their wives unless they love them. When they love them most, they deceive them. It's a form of fidelity, their deceit.

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

It would be better if only the old men fought the wars. Every country is the country of youth. When its youth dies, it dies with them.

If you sing a song of peace with enough gestures and grimaces, it becomes a war song.

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.

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