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Jean Cocteau

Quote of Jean Cocteau - Tact in audacity consists in knowing...


Biography - Jean Cocteau:

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

Tact in audacity consists in knowing how far you can go too far.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Le tact dans l'audace c'est de savoir jusqu'où on peut aller trop loin.

German
Der Takt der Frechheit besteht darin, zu wissen, bis zu welchem Punkt man zu weit gehen kann.




See also 

See also...



Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.




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