The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces; transfer them into the domain of our nose, and we will be forced to flee.
Quote by Jean Cocteau
Jean Cocteau Quotes
The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.
I am a lie who always speaks the truth.
Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward...
A good upbringing consists in hiding how much you think of yourself, and how little...
Whatever the public blames you for, cultivate it; it is yourself
You can't expect to be a lucky dog if you spend all your time growling
True realism consists in revealing the surprising things which habit keeps covered and prevents us...
One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With...
Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not...
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects...
There are truths which one can only say after having won the right to say...
Film will only became an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and...
The Louvre is a morgue; you go there to identify your friends.
After the writer's death, reading his journal is like receiving a long letter.
The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order.
I have a piece of great and sad news to tell you: I am dead.
Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the...
Life is a horizontal fall.
A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious.