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Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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Biography - Antoine de Saint-Exupery:

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

Intelligence has value only in the service of love.



Note 

Note



Meaning: Intelligence has meaning only in implementing love.




Translation

Translation

(French, German, Italian)



French
L'intelligence ne vaut qu'au service de l'amour.

German
Die Vernunft ist nur im Dienst der Liebe etwas wert.

Italian
L'intelligenza vale solo se al servizio dell'amore.




See also 

See also...



Great thoughts come from the heart.

Wisdom comes not from reason but from love.

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.

Intelligence is a moral category.

Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.

The enlightenment of understanding makes man smarter, but not better.

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.




Quotes for: love


Quotes

Quotes about love:


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Love, love, all the rest is nothing.





There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.





Love, and do what you will.





Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.











Quotes for: intelligence


Quotes

Quotes about intelligence:


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.





What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.





Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.





The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.





The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.





To be able to discern what is true as true and what is false as false — this is the mark and character of intelligence.











Quotes for: value


Quotes

Quotes for: value


One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.





The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.





The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.





One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.





There is no sense in life a priori. Life is nothing until it is lived; but it is yours to make sense of, and the value of it is nothing else but the sense that you choose.





Silver is worth less than gold, gold less than virtue.











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.





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





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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