Friday, 20 April 2012

Jean Cocteau: Instinct

"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 honours on your head."

Jean Cocteau.
And then they make you mad.

1 comment:

  1. He also wrote...
    What the public criticizes in you, cultivate. It is you.
    Actually, the original quotation is more complex..but briliant imho...