When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down 'happy'. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
John Lennon


Meaning of this quote in other languages

Spanish: Cuando fui a la escuela, me preguntaron qué quería ser cuando fuera grande. Anoté 'feliz'. Me dijeron que no entendía la misión, y yo les dije que no entendían la vida.

Mandarin Chinese: 当我去学校,他们问我什么,我想是当我长大了。我写下“快乐的”。他们告诉我,我不明白这项任务的,我告诉他们,他们不理解的生活。

Portuguese: Quando eu fui para a escola, eles me perguntaram o que eu queria ser quando crescesse. Eu escrevi "feliz". Eles me disseram que eu não entendi a tarefa, e eu lhes disse que eles não entendiam a vida.

Italian: : Quando andavo a scuola, mi hanno chiesto cosa volevo essere quando sono cresciuto. Ho scritto 'felice'. Mi hanno detto che non capivo l'incarico, e ho detto loro che non capivano la vita.

Russian: Когда я пошел в школу, они спросили меня, что я хотел быть, когда вырасту. Я записал «счастливы». Они сказали мне, что я не понял задание, и я сказал им, что они не понимают жизни.

Japanese: 私は学校に行ったとき、彼らは私が育ったときに私はなりたかったものを私に尋ねた。私は「幸せ」書き留めた。彼らは私が割り当てを理解していなかった私に言って、私は、彼らが生活を理解していなかった彼らに言った。

French: Quand je suis allé à l'école, ils m'ont demandé ce que je voulais faire quand j'ai grandi. J'ai écrit «heureux». Ils m'ont dit que je ne comprenais pas la mission, et je leur ai dit qu'ils ne comprenaient pas la vie.

German: Als ich zur Schule ging, fragten sie mich, was ich wollte, als ich aufwuchs. Ich schrieb "glücklich". Sie sagten mir, ich habe nicht den Auftrag zu verstehen, und ich sagte ihnen, dass sie nicht das Leben zu verstehen.

Turkish: Ben okula gittim, onlar ben büyüyünce ben olmak istediğini sordu. Ben 'mutlu' yazdı. Onlar atama anlamadı söyledi, ve ben onlar hayatı anlamak vermedi onlara.

Other quotes by John Lennon

Guilt for being rich, and guilt thinking that perhaps love and peace isn't enough and you have to go and get shot or something.

Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.

You have to be a bastard to make it, and that's a fact. And the Beatles are the biggest bastards on earth.

We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity.

Love is the answer, and you know that for sure; Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow.

About John Lennon

Profession: Musician
Nationality: English
Born: October 9, 1940
Died: October 9, 1940


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