Маленький принц

Chapter 1

SothenIhadtochooseanothercareer. Ilearnedtopilotairplanes. Ihaveflownalmosteverywhereintheworld. And,asamatteroffact,geographyhasbeenabighelptome. IcouldtellChinafromArizonaatfirstglance,whichisveryusefulifyougetlostduringthenight.  

SoIhavemet,inthecourseofmylife,lotsofseriouspeople. Ihavespentlotsoftimewithgrownups. Ihaveseenthematcloserange... whichhasn’timprovedmyopinionofthem.  

WheneverIencounteredagrown-upwhoseemedtobeintelligent,IwouldexperimentonhimwithmydrawingNumberOne,whichIhavealwayskept. Iwantedtoseeifhereallyunderstoodanything.  

Buthewouldalwaysanswer, "That’sahat. "ThenIwouldn’ttalkaboutboaconstrictorsorjunglesorstars. Iwouldputmyselfonhislevelandtalkaboutbridgeandgolfandpoliticsandneckties. Andmygrown-upwasgladtoknowsuchareasonableperson. 

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