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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 If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it. Quote Right
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Quote Left I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike? Quote Right
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Quote Left Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images. Quote Right
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Quote Left If an addict who has been completely cured starts smoking again he no longer experiences the discomfort of his first addiction. There exists, therefore, outside alkaloids and habit, a sense for opium, an intangible habit which lives on, despite the recasting of the organism. The dead drug leaves a ghost behind. At certain hours it haunts the house. Quote Right
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Quote Left The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order. Quote Right
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