All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
Quote by Jean Cocteau
I have a piece of great and sad news to tell you: I am dead.
I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?
The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free....
The day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me,...
After the writer's death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter.
Life is a horizontal fall.
Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his...
I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you don't...
The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order.
Wealth is an inborn attitude of mind, like poverty. The pauper who has made his...
The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces; transfer them into the domain of our...
The poet never asks for admiration; he wants to be believed.
The course of a river is almost always disapproved of by the source.
Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not...
When a work appears to be ahead of its time, it is only the time...
Whatever the public blames you for, cultivate it; it is yourself.
An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order...
There are too many souls of wood not to love those wooden characters who do...
The poet doesn't invent. He listens.
An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.