'One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes.'
For more than sixty years, this insight from The Little Prince has been quoted in more than 130 languages by fans around the world . Now, for the first time, quotations from the collected works and letters of Antoine de Saint-Exupery are presented in a charming gift edition. Six chapters - 'Happiness,' 'Friendship,' 'Responsibility,' 'Fortitude,' 'Love,' and 'What Is Essential' - offer inspirational and thought-provoking words about the subjects held most dear by the author. A perfect gift for graduates-or for anyone who wants gentle guidance.
ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY, the "Winged Poet," was born in Lyon, France, in 1900. A pilot at twenty-six, he was a pioneer of commercial aviation and flew in the Spanish Civil War and World War II. His writings include The Little Prince, Wind, Sand and Stars, Night Flight, Southern Mail, and Airman's Odyssey. In 1944, while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron, he disappeared over the Mediterranean.