Antoine De Saint Exupery Quotes

Antoine De Saint Exupery Quotes

Make of your life a dream, and of a dream a reality.

It is much more difficult to judge oneself than to judge others. If you succeed in judging yourself rightly, then you are indeed a man of true wisdom.

It is such a secret place, the land of tears.

But if you tame me, it will be as if the sun came to shine on my life. I shall know the sound of a step that will be different from all the others.

I do not eat bread. Wheat is of no use to me. The wheat fields have nothing to say to me. And that is sad. But you have hair that is the color of gold. Think how wonderful that will be when you have tamed me! The grain, which is also golden, will bring me back the thought of you. And I shall love to listen to the wind in the wheat...

...It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

What I see here is nothing but a shell. What is most important is invisible...

This water was indeed a different thing from ordinary nourishment. Its sweetness was born of the walk under the stars, the song of the pulley, the effort of my arms. It was good for the heart, like a present.

One runs the risk of weeping a little, if one lets himself be tamed...

But it will be like an old abandoned shell. There is nothing sad about old shells...

If some one loves a flower, of which just one single blossom grows in all the millions and millions of stars, it is enough to make him happy just to look at the stars. He can say to himself: "Somewhere, my flower is there..." But if the sheep eats the flower, in one moment all his stars will be darkened.

When a mystery is too overpowering, one dare not disobey.

I like my misfortunes to be taken seriously.

Children should always show great forbearance toward grown-up people.

When you've finished your own toilet in the morning, then it is time to attend to the toilet of your planet, just so, with the greatest care.

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