When you write a song, most of the words you use are in black and white, and then, from time to time, you use one that’s in color. These words in color are a part of ourselves, because we give them a meaning. If you like, we give them a third dimension.

— Jacques Brel

The most beautiful Jacques Brel quotes that are easy to memorize and remember

My trade is a lonely one. I'm a craftsman, if you like. It so happens that these days singers are better paid than blacksmiths.


Love to the love tear, even too, same evil, Attempt, without strength and armor, To reach the unreachable star.


The girl who I will marry will have a heart so wise that in the hollow of her eyes my heart will want to tarry. The girl who will be mine will have skin so soft and tender, and when it comes December, her skin will be my wine.

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