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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
Source: Citadelle

Quote

If you want to understand the meaning of happiness, you must see it as a reward and not as a goal.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - Citadelle




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Si tu veux comprendre le mot de bonheur, il faut l'entendre comme récompense et non comme but.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - Citadelle

German
Wenn du das Wort Glück begreifen willst, musst du es als Lohn und nicht als Ziel verstehen.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - Citadelle




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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.”
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.”
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The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.”
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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.”
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Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.”
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It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition, that it must be lived forwards.”
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Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”
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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.”
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
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All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - The Little Prince
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
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It is spirit that rules the world, not intelligence.”
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As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - Citadelle
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