Jean Anouilh, fully Jean Marie Lucien Pierre Anouilh

Jean
Anouilh, fully Jean Marie Lucien Pierre Anouilh
1910
1987

French Dramatist best known for his play Antigone

Author Quotes

I have other plans for you. You?re going to marry Haemon; and I want you to fatten up a bit so that you can give him a sturdy boy.

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. It is almost impossible to sleep for more than twelve hours a day, and the remaining twelve hours have to be filled in somehow.

All children are sweet at five. But at twelve they begin to get silly.

Death is beautiful. It alone gives love its true habitat.

I like reality. It tastes like bread.

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

Author Picture
First Name
Jean
Last Name
Anouilh, fully Jean Marie Lucien Pierre Anouilh
Birth Date
1910
Death Date
1987
Bio

French Dramatist best known for his play Antigone