"War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Antoine de Saint-Exupery on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Antoine de Saint-Exupery on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Antoine de Saint-Exupery on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Antoine de Saint-Exupery on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Antoine de Saint-Exupery on Winston Churchill
"The meaning of things lies not in the things themselves, but in our attitude towards them."
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."
"I know but one freedom, and that is the freedom of the mind."
"Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made."
"The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them."