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Jacques Prévert

Quote of Jacques Prévert - You must be very polite to...

Biography - Jacques Prévert:

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

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



(French, German)

Il faut aussi être très poli avec la terre
Et avec le soleil

Man soll zu der Erde sehr höflich sein
Und zu der Sonne

See also 

See also...

Quotes for: earth


Quotes about earth:

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

One can be a hero without ravaging the earth.

Earth laughs in flowers.

For all things come from earth, and all things end by becoming earth.

The world is changing: I feel it in the water, I feel it in the earth, and I smell it in the air.

Quotes for: sun


Quotes for: sun

The sun is new each day.

It is found again.
What? Eternity.
It is the sea
Gone with the sun.

Truth is like the sun. It casts light on everything but does not let itself stared at.

Education is another sun to those who are educated.

Neither the sun nor death can be looked at without winking.

The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.


Quotes for: Politeness

Clarity is the politeness of the man of letters.

Art requires neither complaisance nor politeness nothing but faith, faith and freedom.

Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.

The artist can wish for nothing better than blunt friends and polite enemies.


Jacques Prévert also said...

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

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

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

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