Jean Anouilh

Found 25 thoughts of Jean Anouilh

Every man thinks god is on his side.

Jean Anouilh

Oh, love is real enough; you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy - and that is life.

Jean Anouilh

Life has a way of setting things in order and leaving them be. Very tidy, is life.

Jean Anouilh

The true masters of the art of living are already happy if they are not unhappy.

Jean Anouilh

There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.

Jean Anouilh

Our entire life - consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.

Jean Anouilh

Talent is like a faucet; while it is open, you have to write. Inspiration? - a hoax fabricated by poets for their self-importance.

Jean Anouilh

Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.

Jean Anouilh

Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed.

Jean Anouilh

Tragedy is restful: and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it.

Jean Anouilh

One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.

Jean Anouilh

All evil comes from the old.They grow fat on ideas and young men die of them.

Jean Anouilh

What fun it would be to be poor, as long as one was excessively poor! Anything in excess is most exhilarating.

Jean Anouilh

God is on everyone's side... and in the last analysis, he is on the side with plenty of money and large armies.

Jean Anouilh

Love is, above all else, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh

Every man thinks God is on his side. The rich and powerful know He is.

Jean Anouilh

When you are forty, half of you belongs to the past... And when you are seventy, nearly all of you.

Jean Anouilh

Talent is like a faucet, while it is open, one must write.

Jean Anouilh

Have you noticed that life, with murders and catastrophes and fabulous inheritances, happens almost exclusively in newspapers?

Jean Anouilh

I like reality. It tastes like bread.

Jean Anouilh

Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.

Jean Anouilh

Life is very nice, but it lacks form. It's the aim of art to give it some.

Jean Anouilh

An ugly sight, a man who is afraid.

Jean Anouilh

A good actor must never be in love with anyone but himself.

Jean Anouilh

The only immorality is not to do what one has to do when one has to do it.

Jean Anouilh