Jean Anouilh Quotes

Talent is like a faucet; while it is open, you have to write. – A hoax fabricated by poets for their self-importance.

The only immorality is not to do what one has to do when one has to do it.

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 […]

There will always be a lost dog somewhere that will prevent me from being happy.

Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.

Men create real miracles when they use their God-given courage and intelligence.

Disobedience is the worst of evils. This it is that ruins a nation.

One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.

Things are beautiful if you love them.

Life is very nice, but it has no shape. The object of Art is actually to give it some and to do it by every artifice possible, truer than the truth.