Jean Giraudoux

Jean Giraudoux Quotes

  • ''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?''
    Jean Giraudoux (1882-1944), French diplomat, author. A prospector, in The Madwoman of Chaillot, act 1.
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  • ''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.''
    Jean Giraudoux (1882-1944), French author, diplomat. The President, in The Madwoman of Chaillot, act 1 (1945).

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