LE PETIT PRINCE QUOTES

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

“People have forgotten this truth,” the fox said. “But you mustn’t forget it. You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed. You’re responsible for your rose.”

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

“I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs, and gleams.”

“The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.”

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

“But the conceited man did not hear him. Conceited people never hear anything but praise.”

“Well, I must endure the presence of two or three caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.”

“All grown-ups were once children… but only few of them remember it.”

“Here is my secret. It’s quite simple: One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes.”

“And now here is my secret, a very simple secret; it is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

“I am looking for friends. What does that mean — ‘tame’?”

“In one of the stars I shall be living. In one of them I shall be laughing. And so it will be as if all the stars were laughing, when you look at the sky at night… You – only you – will have stars that can laugh.” BETI DIWAS QUOTES IN HINDI AND ENGLISH

“The stars are beautiful, because of a flower that cannot be seen.”

“All men have stars, but they are not the same things for different people. For some, who are travelers, the stars are guides. For others they are no more than little lights in the sky. For others, who are scholars, they are problems. For my businessman they were wealth. But all these stars are silent. You-You alone will have stars as no one else has them… In one of the stars I shall be living. In one of them I shall be laughing. And so it will be as if all the stars are laughing, when you look at the sky at night…You-You alone will have stars that can laugh!”

“But if you tame me, my life will be filled with sunshine. I’ll know the sound of footsteps that will be different from all the rest. And I’ll be able to distinguish that sound from all the other footsteps.”

“What a strange planet! It is altogether dry, and altogether pointed, and altogether harsh and forbidding. And the people have no imagination. They repeat whatever one says to them… On my planet I had a flower; she always was the first to speak…”

“People have stars, but they aren’t the same. For travelers, the stars are guides. For other people, they’re nothing but tiny lights. And for still others, for scholars, they’re problems… But all those stars are silent stars. You, though, you’ll have stars like nobody else… since I’ll be laughing on one of them, for you, it’ll be as if all the stars are laughing. You’ll have stars that can laugh!”

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

“All men have stars,” he answered, “but they are not the same things for different people. For some, who are travelers, the stars are guides. For others they are no more than little lights in the sky. For others, who are scholars, they are problems. For my businessman they were wealth. But all these stars are silent. You-You alone will have stars as no one else has them.…”

“And when your sorrow is comforted (time soothes all sorrows) you will be content that you have known me. You will always be my friend. You will want to laugh with me. And you will sometimes open your window, so, for that pleasure . . . And your friends will be properly astonished to see you laughing as you look up at the sky! Then you will say to them, ‘Yes, the stars always make me laugh!’ And they will think you are crazy. It will be a very shabby trick that I shall have played on you…”

“As for me, I am concerned with only one thing, to keep my life from being trivial.”

“You’re beautiful, but you’re empty…No one could die for you.”

“I remembered the fox. One runs the risk of crying a bit if one allows oneself to be tamed.”