Quote: Antoine de Saint Exupéry

Posted on Sun 03 August 2014 in Dispatches • 1 min read

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.

Antoine de Saint Exupéry

I love this. There is some debate as to whether this is translated correctly, or indeed, even attributable to this source at all, but that doesn’t make this any less true.