The day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.
Quote by Jean Cocteau
Jean Cocteau Quotes
When a work appears to be ahead of its time, it is only the time...
The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free....
The poet doesn't invent. He listens.
There are truths which one can only say after having won the right to say...
The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces; transfer them into the domain of our...
A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.
It is not I who become addicted, it is my body.
Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death....
I have a piece of great and sad news to tell you: I am dead.
If it has to choose who is to be crucified, the crowd will always save...
Asking an artist to talk about his work is like asking a plant to discuss...
I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy...
The Louvre is a morgue; you go there to identify your friends.
Whatever the public blames you for, cultivate it; it is yourself
After the writer's death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter.
I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its...
Whatever the public blames you for, cultivate it; it is yourself.
We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those...
An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.