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Jacques Prévert

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Biography - Jacques Prévert:

French poet and screenwriter.
Born: 1900 - Died: 1977
20th century
Place of birth: France

Poetry, it's one of the most pretty nicknames we give to life.



(French, German)

La poésie c'est le plus joli surnom qu'on donne à la vie.

Poesie ist der schönste Spitzname, der dem Leben gegeben wird.

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Life is the most wonderful fairy tale.

Quotes for: life


Quotes about life:

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.

Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.

A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.

There is more to life than increasing its speed.

To live means to love, but above all, to love life.

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Quotes for: poetry


Quotes about poetry:

Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.

Why should poetry have to make sense?

Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.
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Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.

Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.


Jacques Prévert also said...

You must be very polite to the Earth
And to the sun

Later it will be too late. Our life is now.

We should try to be happy, just to set an example.

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