Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900-1944) French aviator, writer

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Transport of the mails, transport of the human voice, transport of flickering pictures, in this century, as in others, our highest accomplishments still have the single aim of bringing men together. Wind, Sand, and Stars. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Only the unknown frightens men. But once a man has faced the unknown, that terror becomes the known. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A designer knows he has arrived at perfection, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
What do we mean by setting a man free? You cannot free a man who dwells in a desert and is an unfeeling brute. There is no liberty except the liberty of some one making his way towards something. Such a man can be set free if you will teach him the meaning of thirst, and how to trace a path to a well. Only then will he embark upon a course of action that will not be without significance. You could not liberate a stone if there were no law of gravity, for where will the stone go, once it is quarried? - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men. (Wind, Sand and Stars, 1939) - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A civilization is built on what is required of men, not on that which is provided for them. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery