Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Quotation

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.
– 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

When you give yourself, you receive more than you give.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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

I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

It is such a secret place, the land of tears.
– 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

What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery