Antoine de Saint-Exupery, “The Little Prince” — quotes and phrases

- One must command from each what each can perform. Authority is based first of all upon reason. If you command your subjects to jump into the ocean, there will be a revolution. I am entitled to command obedience because my orders are reasonable.
- Then my sunset?
- You shall have your sunset. I shall command it. But I shall wait, according to my science of government, until conditions are favorable.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, "The Little Prince"

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