Jean Cocteau

Appreciation of art is a moral erection; otherwise mere dilettantism. I believe sexuality is the basis of all friendship.

You’ve never seen death? look in the mirror every day and you will see it like bees working in a glass hive.

We must believe in luck, for how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like?

Life is a horizontal fall.

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

All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.

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Jean Cocteau and Enrique Rivero on the set of The Blood of the Poet

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