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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 A little too much is just enough. Quote Right
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Quote Left Nothing ever gets anywhere. The earth keeps turning round and round and gets nowhere. The moment is the only thing that counts. 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 The extreme limit of wisdom --that's what the public calls madness. Quote Right
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Quote Left Poetry is indispensable --if I only knew what for. Quote Right
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