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 Jean Anouilh - “The object of art is to give life a shape”
 Jean Anouilh - “Have you noticed that life, with murders and catastrophes and fabulous inheritances, happens almost exclusively in newspapers”
 Jean Anouilh - “Our entire life - consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.”
 Jean Anouilh - “We poison our lives with fear of burglary and shipwreck, and, ask anyone, the house is never burgled, and the ship never goes down.”
 Jean Anouilh - “All evil comes from the old.They grow fat on ideas and young men die of them.”
 Jean Anouilh - “The only immorality is not to do what one has to do when one has to do it.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Life has a way of setting things in order and leaving them be. Very tidy, is life.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Saintliness is also a temptation”
 Jean Anouilh - “Tragedy is restful and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Tragedy is restful and the reason is that hope, that foul, deceitful thing, has no part in it.”
 Jean Anouilh - “It is restful, tragedy, because one knows that there is no more lousy hope left. You know you're caught, caught at last like a rat with all the world on its back. And the only thing left to do is shout -- not moan, or complain, but yell out at the top of your voice whatever it was you had to say. What you've never said before. What perhaps you don't even know till now.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Poor little men, poor little cocks As soon as they're old enough, they swell their plumage to be conquerors. If they only knew that it's enough to be just a little bit wounded and sad in order to obtain everything without fighting for it.”
 Jean Anouilh - “A genius knows how to make himself easily understood without being obvious about it.”
 Jean Anouilh - “There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.”
 Jean Anouilh - “A good actor must never be in love with anyone but himself”
 Jean Anouilh - “Love is, above all, the gift of oneself”
 Jean Anouilh - “A good actor must never be in love with anyone but himself.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Oh, love is real enough you will find it someday, but it has one archenemy - and that is life.”
 Jean Anouilh - “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.”
 Jean Anouilh - “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”
 Jean Anouilh - “When you are forty, half of you belongs to the past... And when you are seventy, nearly all of you.”
 Jean Anouilh - “To say yes, you have to sweat and roll up your sleeves and plunge both hands into life up to the elbows. It is easy to say no, even if saying no means death.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Men create real miracles when they use their God-given courage and intelligence.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage”
 Jean Anouilh - “Men create real miracles when they use their God-given courage and intelligence”

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