Jean Cocteau Quotes (130 quotes)
Visite in Discours du Grand Sommeil (1920); later published in Collected Works Vol. 4 (1947)
“I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship, took it from me, sent me another.”
Vogue (May 1984)
“If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it.”
Le Coq et l'Arlequin (1918)
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Born: July 5, 1889
Died: October 11, 1963 (aged 74)
Occupation: Director, novelist, poet, artist, filmmaker
Bio: Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau was a French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. Cocteau is best known for his novel Les Enfants terribles, and the films Blood of a Poet, Les Parents terribles, Beauty and the Beast, and Orpheus.