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A film is a petrified fountain of thought.

A film is a petrified fountain of thought.

by Jean Cocteau Found in: Movies Quotes,
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The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying read more

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.

by Jean Cocteau Found in: Instinct Quotes,
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I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?

I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?

by Jean Cocteau Found in: Luck Quotes,
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Tact consists in knowing how far to go too far.

Tact consists in knowing how far to go too far.

by Jean Cocteau Found in: Tact Quotes,
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Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.

Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.

by Jean Cocteau Found in: Taste Quotes,
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The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.

The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.

by Jean Cocteau Found in: Poetry Quotes,
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Tact is knowing how far to go too far.

Tact is knowing how far to go too far.

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Style is a simple way of saying complicated things

Style is a simple way of saying complicated things

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Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.

Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.

by Jean Cocteau Found in: Poetry Quotes,
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I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.

I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.

by Jean Cocteau Found in: Pets Quotes,
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