Sacha Guitry Quotes | Quotes by Sacha Guitry

1You can pretend to be serious; you can't pretend to be witty.

2If the birth of a genius resembles that of an idiot, the end of a Havana Corona resembles that of a 5-cent cigar.

3Faults of ignorance are excusable only where the ignorance itself is so

4Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness.

5Being a Parisian is not about being born in Paris, it is about being reborn there.

6I have my ignorance to thank for the few things I know.

7An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.

8I am in favor of preserving the French habit of kissing the hands of ladies. After all one must start somewhere.

9I would gladly admit women are superior to men if only they would stop trying to be the same as us.

10Why is it better to love than be loved? It is surer.

Sacha Guitry Quotes

11Find someone to love . . . and, oh, someone to love you.

12If a playwright is funny, the English look for a serious message, and if he's serious, they look for a joke.

13What probably distorts everything in life is that one is convinced that one is speaking the truth because one says what one thinks.

14With all the things I know, one could write a book... Although, one might also say that, considering all that I don鈥檛 know, one could create a library.

15Look after your wife; never mind yourself--she'll look after you.

16The others were only my wives. But you, my dear, will be my widow.

17When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.

18There are women whose infidelities are the only link they still have with their husbands.

19Even the most respectable woman has a complete set of clothes in her wardrobe ready for a possible abduction.

20One says that money doesn't buy happiness. Without a doubt, one was speaking of the money of others.

Sacha Guitry Quotes

21Two things make the women unforgettable, their tears and their perfume

22The secret of a good marriage is forgiving your partner for marrying you in the first place.

23A man must marry only a very pretty woman in case he should ever want some other man to take her off his hands.

24The best way to turn a woman's head is to tell her she has a beautiful profile.