Quote for Today: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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© maf04 with CCLicense

 

Suppose I happen to know a unique flower, one that exists nowhere in the world except on my planet, one that a little sheep can wipe out in a single bite one morning, just like that, without even realizing what he’d doing – that isn’t important? If someone loves a flower of which just one example exists among all the millions and millions of stars, that’s enough to make him happy when he looks at the stars. He tells himself “My flower’s up there somewhere…” But if the sheep eats the flower, then for him it’s as if, suddenly, all the stars went out. And that isn’t important?

Antoine de Saint-ExupéryThe Little Prince
Synkroniciti has quoted The Little Prince before here.

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