An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
Quote by Jean Cocteau
Jean Cocteau Quotes
Whatever the public blames you for, cultivate it; it is yourself.
The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order.
Poets don't draw. They unravel their handwriting and then tie it up again, but differently.
It is not I who become addicted, it is my body.
Life is a horizontal fall.
In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator.
If it has to choose who is to be crucified, the crowd will always save...
Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they...
Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the...
Tact in audacity is knowing how far you can go without going too far.
I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its...
Wealth is an inborn attitude of mind, like poverty. The pauper who has made his...
What the public criticizes in you, cultivate. It is you.
Asking an artist to talk about his work is like asking a plant to discuss...
An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.
I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you don't...
One must be a living man and a posthumous artist.
Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not...
You know that what the Chadian government is doing is blackmail. That is exactly why...
Eighty percent of our gas transits through Ukraine, which was the motive behind our Ukrainian...