Jean Cocteau Quotes

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

Jean Cocteau

The poet never asks for admiration; he wants to be believed.

Jean Cocteau

What the public criticizes in you, cultivate. It is you.

Jean Cocteau

Youth is certain what it rejects before it knows what it will accept.

Jean Cocteau

One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends.

Jean Cocteau

Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs,alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself,he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.

Jean Cocteau

Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.

Jean Cocteau

I feel that there is an angel inside me whom I am constantly shocking.

Jean Cocteau

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

Jean Cocteau

The extreme limit of wisdom, that's what the public calls madness.

Jean Cocteau

I love cats because I love my home and after a while they become its visible soul.

Jean Cocteau

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