I have a piece of great and sad news to tell you: I am dead.
Quote by Jean Cocteau
Jean Cocteau Quotes
The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event,...
Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not...
Whatever the public blames you for, cultivate it; it is yourself
Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the...
Poets don't draw. They unravel their handwriting and then tie it up again, but differently.
The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order.
Tact in audacity is knowing how far you can go without going too far.
One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With...
Silence moves faster when it's going backward.
Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.
Poetry is indispensable - if I only knew what for.
I am a lie who always speaks the truth.
Wealth is an inborn attitude of mind, like poverty. The pauper who has made his...
The Louvre is a morgue; you go there to identify your friends.
Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward...
I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects...
We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those...
Art is not a pastime but a priesthood.
The extreme limit of wisdom, that's what the public calls madness.