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Born: 1935-06-21
Profession: Playwright
Nation: French
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To jealousy, nothing is more frightful than laughter.

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A dress makes no sense unless it inspires men to take it off of you.

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Art must take reality by surprise.

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The one thing I regret is that I will never have time to read all the books I want to read.

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Marriage? It's like asparagus eaten with vinaigrette or hollandaise, a matter of taste but of no importance.

Tags: Importance, Marriage, Matter

Every little girl knows about love. It is only her capacity to suffer because of it that increases.

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Of course the illusion of art is to make one believe that great literature is very close to life, but exactly the opposite is true. Life is amorphous, literature is formal.

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I always believe things are going to work out.

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Every time I see a film about Joan of Arc I'm convinced she'll get away with it. It's the only way to get through life.

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Jazz music is an intensified feeling of nonchalance.

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Writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm. I compare it to the rhythms of jazz. Much of the time life is a sort of rhythmic progression of three characters. If one tells oneself that life is like that, one feels it less arbitrary.

Tags: Life, Time, Writing

After Proust, there are certain things that simply cannot be done again. He marks off for you the boundaries of your talent.

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All my life, I will continue obstinately to write about love, solitude and passion among the kind of people I know. The rest don't interest me.

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For me writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm. I compare it to the rhythms of jazz.

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I had a strong desire to write and some free time.

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I've read Proust and Stendhal. That keeps you in your place.

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I've tried very hard and I've never found any resemblance between the people I know and the people in my novels.

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It would be bad form for me to describe people I don't know and don't understand.

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One can never speak enough of the virtues, the dangers, the power of shared laughter.

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You should celebrate the end of a love affair as they celebrate death in New Orleans, with songs, laughter, dancing and a lot of wine.

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I dreamt of being a writer once I started to read. I started to write 'Bonjour Tristesse' in bistros around the Sorbonne. I finished it, I sent it to editors. It was accepted.

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It seems to me that there are two kinds of trickery: the 'fronts' people assume before one another's eyes, and the 'front' a writer puts on the face of reality.

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Much of the time life is a sort of rhythmic progression of three characters. If one tells oneself that life is like that, one feels it less arbitrary.

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Pride and conceit were the original sins of man.

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Doubt is not below knowledge, but above it.

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I am happy and content because I think I am.

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Justice is such a fine thing that we cannot pay too dearly for it.

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