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.
Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.
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.
Life is very nice, but it lacks form. It's the aim of art to give it some.
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.
Things are beautiful if you love them.
You have to live your life according to what comforts you, not what the rest of your family thinks you ought to be doing.
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
Before God we are all equally wise-equally foolish.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
If you judge people, you have no time to love them.