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Cocteau, Jean. 1889-1963. French modernist author.

"The composer opens the cage door for arithmetic,
the draftsman gives geometry its freedom."

"Poets don't draw. They unravel their handwriting and then tie it up again, but differently."

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

"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."

 

 

 

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