Quotes from Antoine de Saint-Exupery

What is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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.

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.

A goal without a plan is just a wish.

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

You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.

Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.

One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes.

Love is not just looking at each other, it's looking in the same direction.

What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.

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

Language is the source of misunderstandings.