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Sacha Guitry

Sacha Guitry in 1931
Born Alexandre-Pierre Georges Guitry
21 February 1885
Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died 24 July 1957 (aged 72)
Paris, France
Occupation Actor, playwright, impresario, screenwriter, film director
Years active 1902–1957
Spouse(s) Charlotte Lysès (1907–1915)
Yvonne Printemps (1932–1934)
Jacqueline Delubac (1935–1939)
Genviève de Séréville (1944–1949)
Lana Marconi (1949–1957)

When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.
Sacha Guitry
Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness.
Sacha Guitry
An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.
Sacha Guitry
The secret of a good marriage is forgiving your partner for marrying you in the first place.
Sacha Guitry
A man must marry only a very pretty woman in case he should ever want some other man to take her off his hands.
Sacha Guitry
The little I know I owe to my ignorance.
The best way to turn a woman's head is to tell her she has a beautiful profile.
Sacha Guitry
Why is it better to love than to be loved? It is surer.
You can pretend to be serious; but you can't pretend to be witty.
I would gladly admit women are superior to men if only they would stop trying to be the same as us.
Sacha Guitry