Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Meander thru the clouds . . .

Today is the birthday of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (June 29, 1900 — July 31, 1944), writer and aviator. He is best remembered for his novella The Little Prince , and for his books about aviation adventures, including Night Flight and Wind, Sand and Stars.

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

"Here is my secret. It is very simple. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; What is essential is invisible to the eye." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"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." - 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

"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

"Perfection is attained, not when no more can be added, but when no more can be removed." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Each man must look to himself to teach him the meaning of life. It is not something discovered; it is something molded." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Your task is not to foresee the future, but to enable it." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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