Only the mediocre are always at their best.

Jean Giraudoux

Jean Giraudoux

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: French

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

The secret of success is sincerity.

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

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

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.

As soon as war is declared it will be impossible to hold the poets back. Rhyme is still the most effective drum.