Sacha Guitry, fully Alexandre-Pierre Georges "Sacha" Guitry

Sacha
Guitry, fully Alexandre-Pierre Georges "Sacha" Guitry
1885
1957

French Stage and Film Actor, Director, Screenwriter and Playwright of the Boulevard Theatre

Author Quotes

He does not seem intelligent enough to be crazy.

Women speak until they have something to say.

Honest women are inconsolable for the mistakes they haven't made.

You can pretend to be serious; but you can't pretend to be witty.

Husbands are like fires. They go out if unattended.

You're not rich because you have money, but because you spend it.

I am in favor of preserving the French habit of kissing ladies' hands — after all, one must start somewhere.

I would gladly admit women are superior to men if only they would stop trying to be the same as us.

If I were a girl, I'd despair. The supply of good women far exceeds that of the men who deserve them.

If women knew how much we missed them, they would leave sooner.

If women were good, God would have one.

Memory is the one paradise out of which we cannot be driven.

Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness.

The best way to turn a woman's head is to tell her she has a beautiful profile.

The better I know men ... the more I like dogs!

The secret of a good marriage is forgiving your partner for marrying you in the first place.

A man must marry only a very pretty woman in case he should ever want some other man to take her off his hands.

We admire virtue in a woman as long as it doesn't get in our way.

A woman who runs off with her lover does not abandon her husband; she rids him of an unfaithful wife.

When you listen to Mozart, the silence that follows is still Mozart.

An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.

Why is it better to love than to be loved? It is surer.

When a man steals your wife there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.

Author Picture
First Name
Sacha
Last Name
Guitry, fully Alexandre-Pierre Georges "Sacha" Guitry
Birth Date
1885
Death Date
1957
Bio

French Stage and Film Actor, Director, Screenwriter and Playwright of the Boulevard Theatre