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Celebrating Saint Valentin & the Legacy of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: A French Icon

Whomever you are sharing this special day with, we wanted to share this beautiful quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, author of Le Petit Prince.

"Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction."

Today we celebrate the remarkable life and legacy of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, a man whose works have captured the hearts of many around the world. Born on 29 June 1900 in Lyon, France, Saint-Exupéry was not only a talented writer and poet but also a courageous aviator who pushed the boundaries of flight. His literary masterpiece, "The Little Prince" (Le Petit Prince), continues to enchant readers with its profound insights and whimsical charm.

Malmaison - Valentines Day

Saint-Exupéry's passion for aviation is reflected in his lyrical writings such as "Wind, Sand and Stars" and "Night Flight" (Vol de nuit), where he eloquently captures the beauty and danger of the skies. His words transport us to a world of wonder and introspection, much like the allure of French history and design. For those who appreciate the elegance of French design, Saint-Exupéry's timeless works serve as a source of inspiration and admiration.

Malmaison - Le Petit Prince - 1st Edition

As we honor the memory of this French icon on Valentine's Day, let us remember the words of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry that transcend time and language, touching the hearts of Francophiles and lovers of all things French. May his legacy continue to inspire us to dream, explore, and cherish the beauty of life and love.

Joyeuse Saint-Valentin!


Poem by: 
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
29 June 1900 - 31 July 1944
Lyon, France
Author, Poet & Pilot

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