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Jean Cocteau: 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 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 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 Life is a horizontal fall. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is not I who become addicted, it is my body. Quote Right
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Quote Left The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood. Quote Right
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