Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.
When a mystery is too overpowering ,one dare not disobey.
Children should always show great forbearnce toward grown-up people.
But certainly, for us who understand life, figures are a matter of indifference.
To forget a friend is sad, Not every one has had a friend. And if I forget him, I may become like the grown-ups who are not longer interested in anything but figures...
"It is a question of discipline," the little prince said to me later on. "When you've finished your own toilet in the morning, then it is time to attend to the toilet of your planet, just so, with the greatest care. You must see to it that you pull up regularly all the baobabs, at the very first moment when they can be distinguished from the rosebushes which they resemble so closely in their earliest youth. It is very tedious work," the little prince added, "but very easy."
Sometimes," he added, "there is no harm in putting off a piece of work until another day. But when it is a matter of baobabs, that always means a catastrophe.
You know -- one loves the sunset, when one is so sad..
I am very busy with matters of consequence!
If some one loves a flower, of which just one single blossom grows in all the millions and millions of stars, it is enough to make him happy just to look at the stars.
flowers had always been very simple.they had only one ring of petals,they took up no room at all, they were a trouble to nobody.
She cast her fragrance and her radiance over me.
But, as he said, "One never knows!"
- Nov 13 Tue 2012 22:19