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Antoine de Saint Exupery (1900 – 1944)


French writer, poet and aviator.
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Antoine de Saint Exupery
Il semble que la perfection soit atteinte non quand il n'y a plus rien ? ajouter, mais quand il n'y a plus rien ? retrancher.
Saint Exupery quotes
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
Saint Exupery
Nobody grasped you by the shoulder while there was still time. Now the clay of which you were shaped has dried and hardened, and naught in you will ever awaken the sleeping musician, the poet, the astronomer that possibly inhabited you in the beginning.




Your task is not to foresee the future, but to enable it.
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It is another of the miraculous things about mankind that there is no pain nor passion that does not radiate to the ends of the earth. Let a man in a garret but burn with enough intensity and he will set fire to the world.
Les grandes personnes ne comprennent jamais rien toutes seules, et c'est fatigant, pour les enfants, de toujours leur donner des explications.
Antoine de Saint Exupery
Transport of the mails, transport of the human voice, transport of flickering pictures — in this century, as in others, our highest accomplishments still have the single aim of bringing men together.
A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
Saint Exupery
If it is true that wars are won by believers, it is also true that peace treaties are sometimes signed by businessmen.
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The machine does not isolate us from the great problems of nature but plunges us more deeply into them.
Antoine de Saint Exupery
Ce qui embellit le désert, dit le petit prince, c'est qu'il cache un puits quelque part...




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