QuoteduJour: ” What is Essential is Invisible to the Eye ” … who says ?

Such a Trip = Voyage (Un si Long )

What is Essential is Invisible to the Eye

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

This is one of my favorite quotes by Antoine de Saint-Exupery from Chapter 21 of his book, The Little Prince.

The story talks about a young boy whom the narrator calls ‘The Little Prince’ as he recounts his life from an asteroid and his visits to six other asteroids while the narrator repairs his plane. The story develops on his love for a certain rose that mysteriously grew on the surface of his home asteroid and the significance of it to him on a more personal level.

During one of the little prince’s adventures, he met a geographer who asked him to describe his asteroid and the prince mentioned the rose which he thought was…

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