Cocteau

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    What the public criticizes in you, cultivate. It is you.
    —Jean Cocteau (1889–1963)

    Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.
    —Jean Cocteau (1889–1963)

    Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what’s known as infinity.
    —Jean Cocteau (1889–1963)