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Quotes from Antoine de Saint-Exupery's The Little Prince
- Chapter 21 -
Who are you?" asked the little prince, and added, "You are very pretty to look at."
"I am a fox," said the fox.
"Come and play with me," proposed the little prince.
"I am so unhappy. I cannot play with you," the fox said. "I am not tamed."
"Ah! Please excuse me," said the little prince. But, after some thought, he added: "What does that mean, 'tame'?"
"It is an act too often neglected," said the fox. It means to establish ties."
"'To establish ties'?"
"Just that," said the fox.
"I am beginning to understand," said the little prince. "There is a flower... I think that she has tamed me..."
"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 the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important."
"Men have forgotten this truth," said the fox.
"But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.
You are responsible for your rose..."