17 Moving Quotes from The Little Prince

“And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

“It is such a mysterious place, the land of tears.”

“But eyes are blind. You have to look with the heart.”

“The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.”

“If you love a flower which happens to be on a star, it is sweet at night to gaze at the sky. All the stars are a riot of flowers.”

“And when your sorrow is comforted (time soothes all sorrows) you will be content that you have known me.”

“A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.”

“The thing that is important usually is the thing that is not seen”

“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.”

“Well, I must endure the presence of a few caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies.”

“All men have stars, but they are not the same things for different people. For some, who are travelers, the stars are guides. For others they are no more than little lights in the sky. ”

“It is much more difficult to judge oneself than to judge others. If you succeed in judging yourself rightly, then you are indeed a man of true wisdom.”

“I am who I am and I have the need to be.”

“It’s all a great mystery...Look up at the sky and you’ll see how everything changes.”

“What matters most are the simple pleasures so abundant that we can all enjoy them."

“Of course I love you. It is my fault that you have not known it all the while.”

“But the conceited man did not hear him. Conceited people never hear anything but praise.”