ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY Quotes

The one thing that matters is the effort. It continues, whereas the end to be attained is but an illusion of the climber, as he fares on and on from crest to crest; and once the goal is reached it has no meaning.

Antoine de Saint-ExupÈry

Sorrow is one of the vibrations that prove the fact of living.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Language is the source of misunderstandings.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Each man carries within him the soul of a poet who died young

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

There is a cheap literature that speaks to us of the need of escape. It is true that when we travel we are in search of distance. But distance is not to be found. It melts away. And escape has never led anywhere. The moment a man finds that he must play the races, go the Arctic, or make war in order to feel himself alive, that man has begin to spin the strands that bind him to other men and to the world. But what wretched strands! A civilization that is really strong fills man to the brim, though he never stir. What are we worth when motionless, is the question.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The tree is more than first a seed, then a stem, then a living trunk, and then dead timber. The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

There is no growth except in the fulfillment of obligations

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

You are responsible, forever, for what you have tamed. You are responsible for your rose.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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

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
Social Media
Our Partners
Quote of the Day App
Android app on Google Play