Jean Cocteau quotes

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Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity.
What is line? It is life. A line must live at each point along its course in such a way that the artist's presence makes itself fe ...
Poets don't draw. They unravel their handwriting and then tie it up again, but differently.
One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, ...
A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
When a work appears to be ahead of its time, it is only the time that is behind the work.
If it has to choose who is to be crucified, the crowd will always save Barabbas.
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood.
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