Jean Cocteau Quotes and its meanings

Jean Cocteau has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Art Best Death Design Friendship Good Home Love Marriage Movies Music Pet Poetry Sad Society Success Truth Wisdom Work

Jean Cocteau quotes about Movies

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What does Jean Cocteau write about?

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What are the top most famous quotes by Jean Cocteau?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Jean Cocteau.

  • Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.
  • An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture.
  • Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail.
  • I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship, took it from me, sent me another.
  • Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.
  • Here I am trying to live, or rather, I am trying to teach the death within me how to live.
  • You've never seen death? Look in the mirror every day and you will see it like bees working in a glass hive.
  • The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one's preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizarre which seems inherent in them.
  • All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
  • I love cats because I enjoy my home and little by little, they become its visible soul.