"Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux" was a French novelist, essayist, diplomat and playwright. He is considered among the most important French dramatists of the period between World War I and World War II. His work is noted for its stylistic elegance and poetic fantasy. Giraudoux's dominant theme is the relationship between man and woman—or in some cases, between man and some unattainable ideal.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous dramatists! More Jean Giraudoux on Wikipedia.