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Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Quote of Antoine de Saint-Exupery - As for the future, your task...


Biography - Antoine de Saint-Exupery:

French writer, poet, journalist and aviator.
Born: 1900 - Died: 1944
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: France
France

As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Pour ce qui est de l'avenir, il ne s'agit pas de le prévoir, mais de le rendre possible.

German
Unsere Aufgabe ist es nicht, die Zukunft vorherzusehen, sondern sie zu ermöglichen.




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Quotes about the future:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.





Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Seneca  





Man is the future of man.





The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.





Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.











Quotes

Antoine de Saint-Exupery also said...


All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).





A smile is often the most essential thing. One is repaid by a smile. One is rewarded by a smile. One is animated by a smile.





Intelligence has value only in the service of love.





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





It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.





It is spirit that rules the world, not intelligence.












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