About Antoine de Saint-Exupery:
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is best remembered for his novella The Little Prince (Le Petit Prince) and for his lyrical aviation writings, including Wind, Sand and Stars and Night Flight.
Perfektion ist erreicht, wenn man nichts mehr wegnehmen kann.
My star will just be one of the stars, for you. And so you will love to watch all the stars in the heavens...they will all be your friends." -the little prince
He who would travel happily must travel light
It is such a secret place, the land of tears.
The grandeur of a profession is...above all, uniting men: there is only one true luxury, that of human relationships.
if a sheep eats bushes does it eat flowers too? a sheep eats whatever it finds even a flower with thorn? even a flower with thorns. then what's the good of thorns?
La grandeur d'un métier est peut-être, avant tout, d'unir des hommes (Terre des Hommes, ch. II)
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
When you give yourself, you receive more than you give.