Jean Giraudoux, fully Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux

Jean
Giraudoux, fully Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux
1882
1944

French Novelist, Essayist, Diplomat and Playwright

Author Quotes

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.

Those who weep recover more quickly than those who smile.

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

The secret of success is sincerity.

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

Only the mediocre are always at their best.

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First Name
Jean
Last Name
Giraudoux, fully Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux
Birth Date
1882
Death Date
1944
Bio

French Novelist, Essayist, Diplomat and Playwright