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Parents rarely let go of their children, so children let go of them. They move on. They move away. The moments that used to define themóa motherís approval, a fatherís nodóare covered by moments of their own accomplishments. It is not until much later, as the skin sags and the heart weakens, that children understand; their stories, and all their accomplishments, sit atop the stories of their mothers and fathers, stones upon stones, beneath the waters of their lives
It might have seemed ridiculous to anyone watching, this white-haired maintenance worker, all alone, making like an airplane. But the running boy is inside every man, no matter how old he gets
Thatís the worst of growing up, and Iím beginning to realize it.† The things you wanted so much when you were a child donít seem half so wonderful to you when you get them
There is nothing else than now.† There is neither yesterday, certainly, nor is there any tomorrow.† How old must you be before you know that?† There is only now, and if now is only two days, then two days is your life and everything in it will be in proportion...And if you stop complaining and asking for what you never will get, you will have a good life.† A good life is not measured by any biblical spam
The older you get the more you realize that some people should be around your entire life; others should just make an appearance
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