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Jean Cocteau Poems, Quotes, Biography & More

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Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau was a French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, boxing manager, playwright, artist and filmmaker. Along with other avant-garde artists of his generation Cocteau grappled with the algebra of verbal codes old and new, mise en scène language and technologies of modernism to create a paradox: a classical avant-garde.. French writer

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Quote Left Such is the role of poetry. It unveils, in the strict sense of the word. It lays bare, under a light which shakes off torpor, the surprising things which surround us and which our senses record mechanically. Quote Right
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Quote Left The joy of youth is to disobey; but the trouble is that there are no longer any orders. Quote Right
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Quote Left 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. Quote Right
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Quote Left The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth. Quote Right
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Quote Left An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original. Quote Right
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