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You're beautiful, but you're empty. one could not die for you. to be sure, an ordinary passerby would think that my rose looked just like you. But in herself alone she is more important than all the hundreds of you other roses; because it is she that I have watered; because it is she that I have sheltered behind the screen; because it is for her that I killed caterpillars (except the two or three that we saved to become butterflies); because it is she that I have listened to, when she grumbled, or boasted, or even sometimes when she said nothing. Because she is my rose.

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The proof that the little prince existed is that he was fascinating, that he laughed, that he wanted a sheep. If someone wants a sheep it proves that they exist,

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What is essential is invisible to the eye.

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If you were to say to the grown-ups: "I saw a beautiful house made of rosy brick, with geraniums in the windows and doves on the roof," they would not be able to get any idea of that house at all.

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The men where you live," said the little prince, "raise five thousand roses in the same garden--and they do not find in it what they are looking for." "They do not find it," I replied. "And yet what they are looking for could be found in one single rose, or in a little water.

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And yet he’s the only person I don’t find ridiculous. Maybe it’s because he’s looking after something other than himself. He

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Grown-ups can never understand anything on their own, and it's exhausting for children always to have to be explaining things to them…

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My flower is ephemeral, thought little prince. And she only has four thorns for protection! And I’ve left her all alone! That

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Those also are actions too often neglected," said the fox. "They are what make one day different from other days, one hour from other hours. There is a rite, for example, among my hunters. Every Thursday they dance with the village girls. So Thursday is a wonderful day for me! I can take a walk as far as the vineyards. But if the hunters danced at just any time, every day would be like every other day, and I should never have any vacation at all.

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