Cool & Famous Quotes - Popular Quotes by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Cool & famous Quotes by : Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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A goal without a plan is just a wish.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

I have no right to say or do anything that diminishes a man in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him but what he thinks of himself. Hurting a man in his dignity is a crime.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

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No one is ever satisfied where he is.

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I wonder, he said, whether the stars are set alight in heaven so that one day each one of us may find his own again...

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She cast her fragrance and her radiance over me. I ought never to have run away from her... I ought to have guessed all the affection that lay behind her poor little stratagems. Flowers are so inconsistent! But I was too young to know how to love her...

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Voici mon secret. Il est très simple: on ne voit bien qu'avec le cœur. L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux.

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It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.

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The only things you learn are the things you tame

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Men have no more time to understand anything. They buy ready-made things in the shops. But since there are no shops where you can buy friends, men no longer have any friends.

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People have forgotten this truth, the fox said. But you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose.

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What makes the desert beautiful,' said the little prince, 'is that somewhere it hides a well...

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No single event can awaken within us a stranger whose existence we had never suspected. To live is to be slowly born.

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Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence.

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That is the hardest thing of all. It is much harder to judge yourself than to judge others. If you succeed in judging yourself, it's because you're truly a wise man.

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What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step.

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When someone blushes, doesn't that mean 'yes'?

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I remembered the fox. One runs the risk of crying a bit if one allows oneself to be tamed.

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The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.

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Love consists of not looking each other in the eye, but of looking outwardly in the same direction.

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But if you come at just any time, I shall never know at what hour my heart is to be ready to greet you.

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True love begins when nothing is looked for in return.

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And the fox said to the little prince: men have forgotten this truth, but you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.

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If you love a flower that lives on a star, it is sweet to look at the sky at night. All the stars are a-bloom with flowers...

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If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.

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I shall look at you out of the corner of my eye, and you will say nothing. Words are the source of misunderstandings.

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