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Jean Cocteau
(1889-1963) born on
Jul 05
French poet, novelist, director. He was a leader of the 20th century avant-garde movements; wrote the play "Orpheus,"1926.
         
   
F
The greatest masterpiece of literature is only a dictionary out of order.

R
Mirrors should reflect a little before throwing back images.
A
Never do what a specialist can do better. Discover your own specialty. Do not despair if your specialty appears to be more delicate, a lesser thing. Make up in finesse what you lose in force.
N
Art produces ugly things which frequently become beautiful with time. Fashion on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.
K
Tact in audacity consists in knowing how far we may go too far.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "Le Rappel p l'Ordre," "Le Coq et l'Arlequin," 1926.
   


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