"All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Jean Cocteau on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Jean Cocteau on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Jean Cocteau on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Jean Cocteau on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Jean Cocteau on Abraham Lincoln
"Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time."
"An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture."
"Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail."
"Film will only became an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper."
"Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious."