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“We seem to have reached the age where life stops giving us things and starts taking them away.”
“Your sixties you have a major surgery, the music is still loud but it doesn't matter because you can't hear it anyway. Seventies, you and the wife retire to Fort Lauderdale, you start eating dinner at two, lunch around ten, breakfast the night before. And you spend most of your time wandering around malls looking for the ultimate in soft yogurt...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I just wanted us to be old together, just two old farts laughing at each other as our bodies fell apart, together at the end by that lake in your painting. That was our heaven, see? There's lots of things to miss: books, naps, kisses, and fights! God, we had some great ones. Thank you for those. Thank you for every kindness. Thank you for our...” (continue)(continue reading)
“First you are young; then you are middle-aged; then you are old; then you are wonderful.”
“The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they're too old to do it.”
“Getting old is a gift. I forget that sometimes, but it is. What more could a guy possibly want?”
“I used to think that men went gray because they had stressful jobs with stressful decisions to make. Now, I think it happens when men start to feel in their bones that the great moments of their lives... might not turn out to be quite as great as they'd always hoped. When the real world starts creeping in. What separates the believers like Glen...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Have you always been alone? Did you ever have someone? Do you know what happened to you, do you? Because I don't. I don't know what happened to me. I don't know! I look in the mirror and the only thing I recognize, are these eyes. In this old man's face. You know sometimes I think I was either born too early or too late for my life. Maybe we're...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.”
“Maybe it's because I'm getting older, I'm finding enjoyment in things that stop time.”
“The older I get the more things I gotta leave behind, that's life.”
“By the time you're eighty years old you've learned everything. You only have to remember it.”
Things is moving too fast in my life. Always have. I mean. one day I was this little girl. The next day I was married. Next I was having babies. Next day I was out here singing for you all. Patsy's always saying, "Little girl, you got to run your own life". But my life's running me.
“Now you spend an extra hour in front of the mirror every morning and every night. And now you'll be the one to walk into a room and scan it for who looks better than you and who doesn't. And as the years go by, the numbers change. One day you'll walk into a room and you're the last woman any man notices.”
“It's a wonderful thing, as time goes by, to be with someone who looks into your face, when you've gotten old, and still sees what you think you look like.”
“This is life's ultimate cruelty. It offers us a taste of youth and vitality, and then it makes us witness our own decay.”
“When she's old, I'm going to carry her around on my back.”
“Love is like the measles. You only get it once, and the older you are, the harder you take it.”
“There are compensations for growing older. One is the realization that to be sporting isn't at all necessary. It is a great relief to reach this stage of wisdom.”
- Sick Boy: "The Name of The Rose" is merely a blip on an otherwise uninterrupted downward trajectory.
- Renton: What about "The Untouchables"?
- Sick Boy: I don't rate that at all.
- Renton: Despite the Academy Award?
- Sick Boy: That means fuck all. Its a sympathy vote.
- Renton: Right. So we all get old and then we can't hack it anymore. Is... (continue)(continue reading)
“The older one gets the more one comes to resemble oneself.”