Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger, comte de Saint-Exupéry, simply known as Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (UK: , US: , French: [ɑ̃twan də sɛ̃t‿ɛɡzypeʁi]; 29 June 1900 – 31 July 1944), was a French writer, poet, journalist and pioneering aviator. He received several prestigious literary awards for his novella The Little Prince (Le...
Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.
He who would travel happily must travel light.
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
A person's a person, no matter how small.
Having this, and losing it, made it even sweeter the second time around.
—R.K. Lilley in Lovely Trigger
One day Joseph Lister was summoned to assist a wealthy lord with a fishbone that had lodged at the back of his throat. After Lister had skillfully removed the obstruction, the grateful patient asked him what he was owed. "My lord," Lister suggested, "suppose we settle for half of what you would be willing to give me if the bone were still lodged in your throat.
—The Little, Brown Book of Anecdotes