No single event can awaken within us a stranger whose existence we had never suspected. To live is to be slowly born.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
It is of some use to my volcanoes, and it is of some use to my flower, that I own them. But you are of no use to the stars...
What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.
I myself own a flower, which I water ever day. own three volcanoes, which I clean out every week... It's of some use to my volcanoes, and it is of some use to my flowers, that I own them. But you are of no use to the stars...
My footfall rang in a universe that was not theirs.
Happiness! It is useless to seek it elsewhere than in this warmth of human relations. Our sordid interests imprison us within their walls. Only a comrade can grasp us by the hand and haul us free.