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 Jean Anouilh - “Listen, my friend, there are two races of beings. The masses teeming and happy common clay, if you like eating, breeding, working, counting their pennies people who just live ordinary people people you can't imagine dead. And then there are the others the noble ones, the heroes. The ones you can quite well imagine lying shot, pale and tragic one minute triumphant with a guard of honor, and the next being marched away between two gendarmes.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Listen, my friend, there are two races of beings. The masses teeming and happy --common clay, if you like --eating, breeding, working, counting their pennies people who just live ordinary people people you can't imagine dead. And then there are the others --the noble ones, the heroes. The ones you can quite well imagine lying shot, pale and tragic one minute triumphant with a guard of honor, and the next being marched away between two gendarmes.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Are you in earnest Seize this very minute Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God”
 Jean Anouilh - “God is on everyone's side... and in the last analysis, he is on the side with plenty of money and large armies.”
 Jean Anouilh - “I like reality. It tastes like bread.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Talent is like a faucet, while it is open, one must write.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Inspiration is a farce that poets have invented to give themselves importance.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Some men like to make a little garden out of life and walk down a path.”
 Jean Anouilh - “With God, what is terrible is that one never knows whether it's not just a trick of the devil.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Oh, love is real enough, you will find it some day, but it has one arch-enemy - and that is life.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Talent is like a faucet while it is open, you have to write. Inspiration -- a hoax fabricated by poets for their self-importance.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Have you noticed that life, real honest to goodness life, with murders and catastrophes and fabulous inheritances, happens almost exclusively in newspapers”
 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 - “One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.”
 Jean Anouilh - “What fun it would be to be poor, as long as one was excessively poor Anything in excess is most exhilarating.”
 Jean Anouilh - “The only immorality. . . is not to do what one has to do when one has to do it.”
 Jean Anouilh - “There will always be a lost dog somewhere that will keep me from being happy.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Nothing is irreparable in politics.”
 Jean Anouilh - “When you are forty, half of you belongs to the past . . . And when you are seventy, nearly all of you.”
 Jean Anouilh - “All evil comes from the old. They grow fat on ideas and young men die of them.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Everything ends this way in France. Weddings, christenings, duels, burials, swindlings, affairs of state -- everything is a pretext for a good dinner.”
 Jean Anouilh - “It takes a certain courage and a certain greatness to be truly base.”
 Jean Anouilh - “Tragedy is clean, it is restful, it is flawless.”

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