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Jean Giraudoux Quotes and Sayings

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Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity,
never of their husbands.
- Jean Giraudoux

Related topics: Marriage

The flower is the poetry of reproduction.
It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.
- Jean Giraudoux

I have been a woman for fifty years,
and I've never yet been able to discover precisely what it is I am.
- Jean Giraudoux

A man has only one way of being immortal on earth:
he has to forget he is a mortal.
- Jean Giraudoux

 

It's odd how people waiting for you stand out far less
clearly than people you are waiting for.
- Jean Giraudoux

Everyone, when there's war in the air,
learns to live in a new element: falsehood.
- Jean Giraudoux

There is an invisible garment woven around us from our earliest years;
it is made of the way we eat,
the way we walk, the way we greet people.
- Jean Giraudoux

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Only the mediocre are always at their best.
- Jean Giraudoux

When you see a woman who can go nowhere without a staff of admirers,
it is not so much because they think she is beautiful,
it is because she has told them they are handsome.
- Jean Giraudoux

There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law.
No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth.
- Jean Giraudoux

One of the privileges of the great is to witness catastrophes from a terrace.
- Jean Giraudoux

I'm not afraid of death.
It's the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life.
- Jean Giraudoux

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

As soon as war is declared it will be impossible to hold the poets back.
Rhyme is still the most effective drum.
- Jean Giraudoux

The secret of success is sincerity.
- Jean Giraudoux

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

Men should only believe half of what women say.
But which half?
- Jean Giraudoux

Those who weep recover more quickly than those who smile.
- Jean Giraudoux

A golf course is the epitome of all that is purely
transitory in the universe;
a space not to dwell in,
but to get over as quickly as possible.
- Jean Giraudoux

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.
- Jean Giraudoux

I tell you, sir, the only safeguard of order and discipline
in the modern world is a standardized worker with interchangeable parts.
That would solve the entire problem of management.
- Jean Giraudoux

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift
and the rational mind is a faithful servant.
We have created a society that honors the servant
and has forgotten the gift.
- Albert Einstein

Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

May God grant you always...
A sunbeam to warm you,
a moonbeam to charm you,
a sheltering Angel so nothing can harm you.
Laughter to you.
Faithful friends near you.
And whenever you pray,
Heaven to hear you.
- Irish Blessing

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort
of feeling safe with a person;
having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words,
but to pour them all out, just as they are,
chaff and grain together,
knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them,
keep what is worth keeping, and then,
with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
- George Eliot

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

Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit,
who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth,
and without light nothing flowers.
- May Sarton

Be faithful in small things
because it is in them that your strength lies.
- Mother Teresa

I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first.
- Thomas More

For faithful Catholics, communion is not just a nice ritual:
It is the body and blood of Jesus Christ,
and the ultimate sign of our willingness to be incorporated into the church.
- Maggie Gallagher

Our problem is not to find better values but to be
faithful to those we profess.
- John W. Gardner

For years after I resigned, I was still faithful to their way of thinking.
But not in the American Communists.
- Elia Kazan

That perfect tranquillity of life, which is nowhere
to be found but in retreat,
a faithful friend and a good library.
- Aphra Behn

I was completely loyal and faithful to Stephen throughout this time as,
indeed, he assured me he was to me.
- Elizabeth Hurley

No jealousy their dawn of love overcast,
nor blasted were their wedded days with strife;
each season looked delightful as it past,
to the fond husband and the faithful wife.
- James Beattie

Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
- Andre Gide

He who is most slow in making a promise is the most
faithful in performance of it.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

It's easier to be faithful to a restaurant than it is to a woman.
- Federico Fellini

Christine and I haven't raised our children.
A whole community of selfless Christians has contributed
to helping them become faithful,
competent adults.
- Clayton Christensen

I am confirmed in my division of human energies.
Ambitious people climb, but faithful people build.
- Julia Ward Howe

I am Patrick, a sinner, most uncultivated and least
of all the faithful and despised in the eyes of many.
- Saint Patrick

It is our duty to be faithful, not with eye service as men pleasers.
- Jupiter Hammon

Translation is like a woman.
If it is beautiful, it is not faithful.
If it is faithful, it is most certainly not beautiful.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko

When young we are faithful to individuals,
when older we grow loyal to situations and to types.
- Cyril Connolly

Destiny is the prison and chain of the ignorant.
Understand that destiny like the water of the Nile:
Water before the faithful,
blood before the unbeliever.
- Muhammad Iqbal

The parental, and filial affections seem to be as ardent,
their sensibility and attachment, as active and faithful,
as those observed to be in human nature.
- William Bartram

The sense of smell, like a faithful counsellor,
foretells its character.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

With eye upraised his master's looks to scan,
The joy, the solace, and the aid of man;
The rich man's guardian,
and the poor man's friend, The only creature faithful to the end.
- George Crabbe

Confidence...
thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations,
on faithful protection and on unselfish performance.
Without them it cannot live.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.
- Erich Fromm

Those that are most slow in making a promise are the
most faithful in the performance of it.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

Corona Light has had very faithful stewardship from
us from the very beginning in 1989.
- Carlos Alvarez

I want to thank all the women who have worn my clothes,
the famous and the unknown, who have been so faithful
to me and given me so much joy.
- Yves Saint Laurent

Participation in the blessings of the union with Christ
comes when the faithful have all the things needed
to live well and blessedly to God.
- William Ames

Faithful servants never retire.
You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God.
- Rick Warren

It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
- Brigitte Bardot

A faithful friend is a strong defense;
And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.
- Louisa May Alcott

One says also, it is one of the most faithful men in Hollywood,
and makes again more interesting it equal.
- Michelle Hunziker

Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our
mind the minds of sages and heroes.
- Edward Gibbon

He fell in love with himself at first sight,
and it is a passion to which he has always remained faithful.
Self-love seems so often unrequited.
- Anthony Powell

If a man is not faithful to his own individuality,
he cannot be loyal to anything.
- Claude McKay

Being faithful in that which is another man's qualifies us to receive our own.
- Edwin Louis Cole

The Church doesn't censor.
It tries to guide its faithful through catechism.
- Claudio Hummes

A little in drink, but at all times your faithful husband.
- Richard Steele

All your losses will be made up to you in the resurrection,
provided you continue faithful.
By the vision of the Almighty I have seen it.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.
- Horace

Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts
humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel.
- Ovid

In all my life and in the future, I will always be
a faithful and loyal servant to all of my compatriots.
- Norodom Sihamoni

If you be faithful, you will have that honor that comes from God:
his Spirit will say in your hearts,
Well done, good and faithful servants.
- Adam Clarke

Plants and minerals are bound to predestination.
The faithful is only bound to the Divine orders.
- Muhammad Iqbal


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