Jean Cocteau Quote

History is a combination of reality and lies. The reality of History becomes a lie. The unreality of the fable becomes the truth.


Journal d'un inconnu (1953) 'De la prééminence des fables'

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History is a combination of reality and lies. The reality of History becomes a lie. The unreality of the fable becomes the truth.

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History is a combination of reality and lies. The reality of History becomes a lie. The unreality of the fable becomes the truth.

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History is a combination of reality and lies. The reality of History becomes a lie. The unreality of the fable becomes the truth.

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History is a combination of reality and lies. The reality of History becomes a lie. The unreality of the fable becomes the truth.