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Jean Cocteau Poems | Quotes | Articles

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Jean Cocteau Biography...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 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 I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike? 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 The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, they finish by loading honors on your head. Quote Right
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Quote Left I know that poetry is indispensable, but to what I could not say. Quote Right
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