I have spent lots of time with grown-ups. I have seen them at close range... which hasn't much improved my opinion of them. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery (The Little Prince Quotes)

I have spent lots of time with grown-ups. I have seen them at close range… which hasn’t much improved my opinion of them.[translation by Richard Howard]I have lived a great deal among grown-ups. I have seen them intimately, close at hand. And that hasn’t much improved my opinion of them.[translation by Katherine Woods][J’ai beaucoup vécu chez les grandes personnes. Je les ai vues de très près. Ça n’a pas trop amélioré mon opinion.]

Source:(Harcourt, ed. 2000), Chapter I, Page 3; (Harcourt, ed. 1943), Chapter 1, Page 5
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