Antoine de Saint-Exupery Quotes

If you want to build a ship, don't herd people together 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

There is no hope of joy except in human relations.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself.

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

Love does not cause suffering: what causes it is the sense of ownership, which is love's opposite

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

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

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

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.

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

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Man's "progress" is but a gradual discovery that his questions have no meaning

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Men have forgotten this truth," said the fox. "But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Perhaps love is the process of my leading you gently back to yourself

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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