“This is love. Finally, he understood. This was what made sane men into fools.”
“You hear about people waiting too long to retire, then one of ’em gets sick. . .”
“The whole town is talking about you sleeping with her. I won’t have it.” Mac laughed,”
“And I’m not just saying that”
“bike. “Got the old girl out of”
“said softly, framing his son’s face”
“He’s bossy and pushy and—” “Totally smitten,”
“He’d fallen in love with a woman”
“There are different kinds of truth. And if our kind is more mature than theirs, it's so only because we know that.”
“Due artisti nella stessa casa potrebbero essere troppi. Qualcuno deve occuparsi dell’aspetto pratico delle cose, eh, Willie? Ci vuole gente di tutti i tipi per fare il mondo.”
“I was making scrambled eggs smothered in Tabasco, his favorite, when he told me about Stephanie. The way she made him laugh. The way she understood him. The way they connected. I pictured the image of two Lego pieces fusing together, and I shuddered. It’s funny; when I think back to that morning, I can actually smell burned eggs and Tabasco. Had I known that this is what the end of my marriage would smell like, I would have made pancakes.”
“Love transcended loss long enough for them to find that the depth of feeling is best known in silence, because in the presence of such love words are never quite enough.”
“Time is like the Mississippi River. It only flows in one direction. You can never go back.”
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