Jacques Prévert was born 4 February 1900, and died 11 April 1977
- Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.
- Millions and millions of years would still not give me half enough time to describe that tiny instant of all eternity when you put your arms around me and I put my arms around you.
- When truth is no longer free, freedom is no longer real: the truths of the police are the truths of today.
- We should try to be happy, just to set an example.
Jacques Prévert was a French poet and screenwriter. He is the author of How to Paint the Portrait of a Bird. His poems are popular in the French-speaking world and his films formed part of the poetic realist movement, and include Les Enfants du Paradis.
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