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 "If you want to build a ship, don't herd people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944)

Some other favorite de Saint-Exupéry quotations; 

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

"How could there be any question of acquiring or possessing, when the one thing needful for a man is to become - to be at last, and to die in the fullness of his being. "

Men have forgotten this truth,' said the fox. 'But you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.'
-From Le Petit Prince (incredible book!)

Wow. Plane crash in the Sahara? 

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good times reading the little prince in french... 4? 5? Can't remember. I think 5 since I don't remember Keshav complaining about it. Something about that class was just the worse, sitting in that circle and getting 3 pages read an hour, counting how many people were in front of you so you could practice in your head the passage you would have to read.

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