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About Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Antoine de Saint-Exupery was a French writer, poet, and aviator best known as the author of one of the best-selling books of all time: The Little Prince (1943). Among his other notable works include: The Aviator (1926), Night Flight (1931), Wind, Sand and Stars (1939), Flight to Arras (1942), and the posthumously-released Citadelle (1948).
Saint-Exupery was a reconnaissance pilot for the French Air Force and the Free French Air Force in North Africa during World War II, utilizing his exceptional skills honed during his time as a commercial pilot. During missions, Saint-Exupery was known to have the habit of reading and writing while on his cockpit, and on one occasion, he even finished reading his carried book first before landing.
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Famous quotes by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
'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-Exupéry
A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says 'I was beaten,' he does not say 'My men were beaten.'Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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-Exupéry
Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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-Exupéry
I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him it is what he thinks of himself. To undermine a man's self-respect is a sin.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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-Exupéry
Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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-Exupéry
Only the unknown frightens men. But once a man has faced the unknown, that terror becomes the known.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
We say nothing essential about the cathedral when we speak of its stones. We say nothing essential about Man when we seek to define him by the qualities of men.Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's Popularity
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was a famous French writer, who was born on June 29, 1900. As a person born on this date, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is listed in our database as the 23rd most popular celebrity for the day (June 29) and the 8th most popular for the year (1900).
People born on June 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is the 969th most popular Cancer.
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