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"It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question." Eugene Ionesco
Découvertes (1970) As one of the pioneer playwrights of the "Theater of the Absurd," it is unsurprising that Ionesco would focus on the question rather than the answer or results, as the Absurdist movement did not frequently deal with logical conclusions. Add Category or Author

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"Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all." Jean Genet
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French Dramatist    Youth   

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"Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands." Jean Giraudoux
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"When you see a woman who can go nowhere without a staff of admirers, it is not so much because they think she is beautiful, it is because she has told them they are handsome." Jean Giraudoux
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French Dramatist    Woman   

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"There are no elements so diverse that they cannot be joined in the heart of a man." Jean Giraudoux
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"It's odd how people waiting for you stand out far less clearly than people you are waiting for." Jean Giraudoux
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"Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man." Jean Genet
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"There is no religion in which everyday life is not considered a prison; there is no philosophy or ideology that does not think that we live in alienation." Eugene Ionesco
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French Dramatist    Ideology   

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"What I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred of the white American for the black, a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country, when he plants a tree, doesn't see Negroes hanging from its branches." Jean Genet
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French Dramatist    Hatred   

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"To achieve harmony in bad taste is the height of elegance." Jean Genet
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"The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them." Jean Genet
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"What we need is hatred. From it our ideas are born." Jean Genet
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French Dramatist    Hatred   

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"Those who weep recover more quickly than those who smile." Jean Giraudoux
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French Dramatist    Smile   

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"The secret of success is sincerity." Jean Giraudoux
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"Happiness seems made to be shared." Pierre Corneille
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"One of the privileges of the great is to witness catastrophes from a terrace." Jean Giraudoux
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"Education makes us more stupid than the brutes. A thousand voices call to us on every hand, but our ears are stopped with wisdom." Jean Giraudoux
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"There is no better way of exercising the imagination than the study of law. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth." Jean Giraudoux
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French Dramatist    Imagination   

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"We all know here that the law is the most powerful of schools for the imagination. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth." Jean Giraudoux
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"The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made." Jean Giraudoux
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"Men should only believe half of what women say. But which half?" Jean Giraudoux
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