I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you don't like?
Quote by Jean Cocteau
After the writer's death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter.
Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the...
An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.
Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious.
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects...
A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
Tact in audacity is knowing how far you can go without going too far.
If it has to choose who is to be crucified, the crowd will always save...
The poet never asks for admiration; he wants to be believed.
I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its...
The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood.
I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?
The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces; transfer them into the domain of our...
Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.
If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the...
Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other...
There are too many souls of wood not to love those wooden characters who do...
In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator.
Film will only became an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and...
The extreme limit of wisdom, that's what the public calls madness.