But you have golden hair. I think that it’s wonderful. The corn which is also golden will help me not to forget you. And I will love the sound of the wind in the corn.”
The fox became silent and looked at the little prince for a long time. “Please, stay with me for some days!” he said.
“I would like to stay with you,” said the little prince. “But I don’t have much time. I want to find friends and learn new things.”
“We only learn about things which we are connected to,” said the fox. “People don’t have time to learn anything. They buy things from shops. But because there are no shops where you can buy friends, people don’t have friends. If you want a friend, be connected to me!”
“What do I have to do to be connected to you?” asked the little prince.
“You have to be very patient,” said the fox. “First, you have to help me not to be wild to you. You will sit down at a little distance from me, over there in the grass. I will watch you with one eye and you won’t say anything. Words can be a problem sometimes. But every day you will be able to sit a little closer.”