Antoine de Saint-Exupery Quotes

11 November 2014

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

11 November 2014

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

11 November 2014

Whoever loves above all the approach of love will never know the joy of attaining it.

11 November 2014

Each man must look to himself to teach him the meaning of life. It is not something discovered: it is something moulded.

11 November 2014

Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness.

11 November 2014

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

11 November 2014

The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth.

11 November 2014

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

11 November 2014

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

11 November 2014

The injustice of defeat lies in the fact that its most innocent victims are made to look like heartless accomplices. It is impossible to see behind defeat, the sacrifices, the austere performance of duty, the self-discipline and the vigilance that are there—those things the god of battle does not take account of.