Chapter 23

"Goodmorning,"saidthelittleprince.  

"Goodmorning,"saidthesalesclerk. Thiswasasalesclerkwhosoldpillsinventedtoquenchthirst. Swallowoneaweekandyounolongerfeelanyneedtodrink.  

"Whydoyousellthesepills?"  

"Theysavesomuchtime,"thesalesclerksaid. "Expertshavecalculatedthatyoucansavefifty-threeminutesaweek."  

"Andwhatdoyoudowiththosefifty-threeminutes?"  

"Whateveryoulike."  

"IfIhadfifty-threeminutestospendasIliked,"thelittleprincesaidtohimself,"I’dwalkveryslowlytowardawaterfountain..." 

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