Beauty, real beauty, is something very grave. If there is a God, He must be partly that.
Jean Anouilh, The Rehearsal (1950), Act 2, trans. Lucienne Hill.
When you're forty, half of you belongs to the past and when you're seventy, nearly all of you.Jean Anouilh
Nothing is true except that which is unsaid.Jean Anouilh
Things are beautiful if you love them.Jean Anouilh
Il y aura toujours un chien perdu quelque part qui m'empêchera d'être heureux.Jean Anouilh
When you're forty, half of you belongs to the past — and when you're seventy, nearly all of you.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
Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God.Jean Anouilh