"The Little Prince" quotes about adults

The "Little Prince" quotes about adults are filled with wisdom. These statements show the child’s view of the world and adult attitudes to life.

"The Little Prince" quotes about adults

  • All adults were children at first, only few of them remember this. ( epigraphic dedication )

Adults never understand anything themselves, but for children it is very tiring without end to explain and interpret everything to them.

  • Adults are very strange people.

Adults <...> imagine that they take up a lot of space.

Adults love numbers. When you tell them that you have a new friend, they will never ask about the most important thing. They will never say: “And what is his voice?” What games does he like to play? Does he catch butterflies? "They ask:" How old is he? How many brothers does he have? How much does he weigh? How much does his father earn? ”And after that they imagine that they recognized the person.

Children should be very lenient towards adults.

  • ... kings look at the world in a very simplified way: for them all people are subjects.
  • Take a look at the sky And ask yourself: “Is that rose alive or is it already gone? Suddenly the lamb ate it? ”And you will see: everything will be different ... And no adult will ever understand how important this is!

“People climb in fast trains, but they themselves don’t understand what they are looking for,” said the Little Prince. - Therefore, they do not know peace and rush either one way or the other ...

  • People grow five thousand roses in one garden ... and do not find what they are looking for.

Vanity people are deaf to everything but praise.

  • You can learn only those things that you will tame, ”said the Fox. - People don’t have enough time to learn anything. They buy things ready in stores. But after all there are no such shops where they would trade friends, and therefore people no longer have friends.

“People have forgotten this truth,” said the Fox, “but do not forget: you are forever responsible for all that you tamed.” You are responsible for your rose.

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