More From Jean Cocteau
- "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, the finish by loading honors on your head."
- "Here I am trying to live, or rather, I am trying to teach the death within me how to live."
- "Film will only became an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper."
More In Poetry
- "Never fear: Thank Home, and Poetry, and the Force behind both."― Wilfred Owen
- "The goal seems to me at times just to be business first."― Laura Linney
- "Perhaps there is an idea among Japanese students that one general difference between Japanese and Western poetry is that the former cultivates short forms and the latter longer ones, gut this is only in part true."― Lafcadio Hearn