Jean Cocteau (1889 -1963), French writer and filmmaker
- 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.
- I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?
- Victor Hugo was a madman who thought he was Vistor Hugo.