"The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Jean Cocteau on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Jean Cocteau on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Jean Cocteau on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Jean Cocteau on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Jean Cocteau on Winston Churchill
"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."