Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Antoine de Saint-Exupery best quotes* 29. June 1900 – † 31. July 1944, French aviator and writer.

 

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“One sees well only with the heart. The essential is invisible to the eyes.”

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“Experience has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.”

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“You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.”

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“All grown-ups were once children, but only few of them remember it.”

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“When you want to build a ship, do not begin by gathering wood, cutting boards, and distributing work, but rather awaken within men the desire for the vast and endless sea.”

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“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”

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“Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.”

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“True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.”

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“Words are the source of misunderstandings.”

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“When you look up at the sky at night, since I shall be living on one of them and laughing on one of them, for you it will be as if all the stars were laughing. You and only you will have stars that can laugh.”

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