At one time I say to myself: "Surely not! The little prince shuts his flower under her glass globe every night, and he watches over his sheep very carefully . . ." Then I am happy. And there is sweetness in the laughter of all the stars.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Here we are, condemned to death, and still the certainty of dying cannot compare with the pleasure I am feeling. The joy I take from this half an orange which I am holding in my hand is one of the greatest joys I have ever known.
If I try to describe him here, it is to make sure that I shall not forget him. To forget a friend is sad.
What does tamed mean? It's something that's been too often neglected. It means to create ties.
It is another of the miraculous things about mankind that there is no pain nor passion that does not radiate to the ends of the earth. Let a man in a garret but burn with enough intensity and he will set fire to the world.
I like my misfortunes to be taken seriously.