Jean Anouilh

1910 - 1987

A Quote by Jean Anouilh on sorrow, world, strength, choice, and grief

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

Jean Anouilh (1910 - 1987)

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A Quote by Jean Anouilh on love, self, giving, and gift

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Jean Anouilh (1910 - 1987)

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A Quote by Jean Anouilh on propaganda and weapons

Propaganda is a soft weapon; hold it in your hands too long, and it will move about like a snake, and strike the other way.

Jean Anouilh (1910 - 1987)

Source: Warwick, in The Lark, adapted by Lillian Hellman, 1955.

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A Quote by Jean Anouilh on reality

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I like reality. It tastes of bread.

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A Quote by Jean Anouilh on temptation

Saintliness is also a temptation.

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A Quote by Jean Anouilh on talent

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Talent is like a faucet; while it is open, you have to write.

Jean Anouilh (1910 - 1987)

Source: The New York Times, 2 October 1960.

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A Quote by Jean Anouilh on love

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Things are beautiful if you love them.

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A Quote by Jean Anouilh on death and life

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To say yes, you have to sweat and roll up your sleeves and plunge both hands into life up to the elbows. It's easy to say no, even if it means dying.

Jean Anouilh (1910 - 1987)

Source: Creon, in Antigone.

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A Quote by Jean Anouilh on gifts and love

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Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

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A Quote by Jean Anouilh on diplomacy, funerals, good, and wedding

Everything ends this way in France - everything. Weddings, christenings, duels, funerals, swindlings, diplomatic affairs - everything is a pretext for a good dinner.

Jean Anouilh (1910 - 1987)

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