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Quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupery: “I showed the grown ups my masterpiece, and I as...”
The Big Lesson of a Little Prince: (Re)capture the Creativity of Childhood
To those who understand life, he says, that sort of a beginning would have rung far more true than any other. For them, for the little prince to be real there must be proof positive. Numerical, preferably. Asteroid B Now we get a sense of the man.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. They answered:"why be scared of a hat? It was a picture of a boa constrictor digesting an elephant. Share this quote:. Like Quote.
Once when I was six years old I saw a magnificent picture in a book, called True Stories from Nature , about the primeval forest. It was a picture of a boa constrictor in the act of swallowing an animal. Here is a copy of the drawing. In the book it said: "Boa constrictors swallow their prey whole, without chewing it. After that they are not able to move, and they sleep through the six months that they need for digestion. I pondered deeply, then, over the adventures of the jungle. And after some work with a colored pencil I succeeded in making my first drawing.
These are shown as his reasons why he was unable to become an artist. The first picture is of what most people would deem a hat, which in fact is a boa constrictor who has swallowed an elephant. Ah, the grown-ups….
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