But the vain man did not hear him. Vain men never hear anything but praise.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
What does that mean– ‘tame'?
One cannot live any longer on refrigerators, on politics, on balance-sheets and cross-word puzzles. One cannot live any longer without poetry, colour and love.
The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them.
One must require from each one the duty with each one can perform," said the king. "Accepted authority rests first of all on reason. If you ordered your people to go and throw themselves into the sea, they would rise up in revolution. I have the right to require obedience because my orders are reasonable.
I may be a little like the grown-ups. I must have grown old.