quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.

— Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.

Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.

As the bee collecteth honey with great zest, so the fool collecteth wealth.

I made lemon spaghetti in an early season of 'Everyday Italian,' and to this day people still come up to me and say they love it. It's very, very simple. Basically, you cook the pasta and mix together Parmesan cheese, olive oil, lemon juice and zest and pour it over the pasta.

If things don't come easy, there is no premium on effort.

There should be joy in the chase, zest in the pursuit.

An artist's sensitivity to criticism is, at least in part, an effort to keep unimpaired the zest, or confidence, or arrogance, which he needs to make creation possible; or an instinct to climb through his problems in his own way as he should, and must.

Nothing quite brings out the zest for life in a person like the thought of their impending death.

The old Lie:Dulce et decorum est Pro patria mori.

For the Order wishes to be secret and to work in silence;

for thus it is better secured from the oppression of the ruling powers, and because this secrecy gives a greater zest to the whole.

Another fresh new year is here. Another year to live! To Banish worry, doubt and fear, to love and give

I don't like the subtle infiltration of 'something for nothing' philosophies into the very hearthstone of the American family. I believe that 'Thou shalt earn the bread by the sweat of thy face' was a benediction and not a penalty. Work is the zest of life; there is joy in its pursuit.

I will appoint captains to rule my cities, for it is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.

Adventure-seasoned and storm-buffeted, I shun all signs of anchorage, because The zest of life exceeds the bound of laws.

These are things I love, things I've worn.

I get more compliments on accessories than anything else. I think they're kind of like herbs and spices. They give zest and zing to an outfit.

My friend, you would not tell with such high zest to children ardent for some desperate glory. The old lie: It is sweet and fitting that you should die for your country.

Take wrong turns. Talk to strangers. Open unmarked doors. And if you see a group of people in a field, go find out what they are doing. Do things without always knowing how they'll turn out.

Forbid a man to think for himself or to act for himself and you may add the joy of piracy and the zest of smuggling to his life.

As years passed away I have formed the habit of looking back upon that former self as upon another person, the remembrance of whose emotions has been a solace in adversity and added zest to the enjoyment of prosperity.

Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I am tired.

There is no more creative force in the world than the menopausal woman with zest.

One wit, like a knuckle of ham in soup, gives a zest and flavour to the dish, but more than one serves only to spoil the pottage.

Persian pussy from over the sea demure and lazy and smug and fat none of your ribbons and bells for me ours is the zest of the alley cat

I am sarcastic and dry, but I also have a pretty huge zest for life.

Everyone should have a deep-seated interest or hobby to enrich his mind, add zest to living, and perhaps, depending upon what it is, result in a service to his country.

As long as there are postmen, life will have zest.

What hunger is in relation to food, zest is in relation to life.

Our Father who art in nature, who has given the gift of survival to the coyote, the common brown rat, the English sparrow, the house fly and the moth, must have a great and overwhelming love for no-goods and blots-on-the-town and bums, and Mack and the boys. Virtues and graces and laziness and zest. Our Father who art in nature.

The zest for life, which is the source of all passion and all insight, even divine, does not come to us from ourselves.... It is God who has to give us the impulse of wanting him.

The really happy people are those who have broken the chains of procrastination, those who find satisfaction in doing the job at hand. They're full of eagerness, zest, productivity. You can be, too.

Life is enthusiasm, zest.

In bad times and in good I've never lost my sense of zest for life.

It requires the feminine temperament to repeat the same thing three times with unabated zest.

Strictly has just given me a real zest for life. Life is so short. We should all grasp it.

I have a lot of respect for Ovechkin as a player.

I like his enthusiasm. I know the kid has a zest for life and a joy for the game.

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