Self-Portraits | Jean Cocteau, 1909-1939
Jean Cocteau: Self-Portrait, 1924
in a letter to Paul Valéry
Jean Cocteau Self Portrait 1909
Jean Cocteau, Self-Portrait, 1909
Jean Cocteau Self Portrait for The Mystery of John the Fowler 1924 1
Jean Cocteau, Self Portrait for The Mystery of John the Fowler, 1924
Jean Cocteau Self portrait 1935
Jean Cocteau, Self portrait , 1935
Jean Cocteau Self Portrait 1939
Jean Cocteau, Self-Portrait, 1939

1 thought on “Self-Portraits | Jean Cocteau, 1909-1939

  1. “Living is a horizontal fall.”

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

    “The prettiest dresses are worn to be taken off.”

    “We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like? ”

    “The day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.”

    “I am a lie that always speaks the truth.”

    “There's no such thing as love; only proof of love.”

    “The poet doesn't invent. He listens. ”

    “Victor Hugo was a madman who thought he was Victor Hugo”

    “The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order.”

    “Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious.”

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

    Jean Cocteau


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