Antoine de Saint Exupery Quotes

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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, was a French aristocrat, writer, poet, and pioneering aviator.




Antoine de Saint Exupery Quotes
Antoine de Saint Exupery Quotes

Each man must look to himself to teach him the meaning of life. It is not something discovered: it is something molded.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
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It is such a secret place, the land of tears.
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The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something.
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When you give yourself, you receive more than you give.
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Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself.
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A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them.
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Whoever loves above all the approach of love will never know the joy of attaining it.
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You are responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. You are responsible for your rose.
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
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Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward in the same direction.
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Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made.
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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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I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.
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Love is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction.
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A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says "I was beaten," he does not say "My men were beaten".
Antoine de Saint Exupery

Loving is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction.
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A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

Only the unknown frightens men. But once a man has faced the unknown, that terror becomes the known.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
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'Men have forgotten this truth,' said the fox. 'But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.'
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Of what worth are convictions that bring not suffering?
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The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth.
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True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
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Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.
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The notion of looking on at life has always been hateful to me. What am I if I am not a participant? In order to be, I must participate.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

One can be a brother only in something. Where there is no tie that binds men, men are not united but merely lined up.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

The one thing that matters is the effort.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

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

You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

Even our misfortunes are a part of our belongings
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To be a man is, precisely, to be responsible.
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What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.
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If it is true that wars are won by.
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