Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau

was a French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, boxing manager, playwright, artist and filmmaker.
Poetry is a religion without hope. The poet exhausts himself in its service, knowing that, in the long run, a masterpiece is nothing but the perform-ance of a trained dog on very shaky ground.More Jean Cocteau quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The only way to kill death is through photography.More Jean Cocteau quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Lack of manners is the sign of a hero.More Jean Cocteau quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.More Jean Cocteau quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Commissions suit me. They set limits. Jean Marais dared me to write play in which he would not speak in the first act, would weep for joy in the second and in the last would fall backward down a flight of stairs.More Jean Cocteau quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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