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Quotations by 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.

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.

Is a park any better than a coal mine? What’s a mountain got that a slag pile hasn’t? What would you rather have in your garden — an almond tree or an oil well?

Only the mediocre are always at their best.

Sadness flies on the wings of the morning, and out of the heart of darkness comes the light.

The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is the example of the eternal seductiveness of life.

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.