I like his musing on death, in how it is not so terrifying to someone as they go through it, but that a person can’t be trivial about life, either. He condemns the young suicide and extols the old gardener. He finds life and happiness in life, in the company of others. Beautiful.
Category Archives: de Saint-Exupéry, Antoine
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I love how he has a child’s imagination and can see mountains as monsters, as a trolly ride ad a rite of passage, and a star as a place to land his airplane. I feel like I’m 9 years old again, but also with the sensibility of an adult. So beautiful.