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Biography - Jean Cocteau:

French writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker.
Born: 1889 - Died: 1963
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Le style est une façon très simple de dire des choses compliquées.

German
Stil ist die Fähigkeit, komplizierte Dinge einfach zu sagen.




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Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
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Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.
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Quotes for: style


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Fashion fades, only style remains the same.
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One thing is needful. - To "give style" to one's character.
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Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light.
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When a work appears to be ahead of its time, it is only the time that is behind the work.
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Tact in audacity consists in knowing how far you can go too far.
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The worst fate of a poet is to be admired without being understood.
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The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, they finish by loading honors on your head.
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The poet never asks for admiration; he wants to be believed.
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