Quotes dating someone older
Children are meant to grow up, and not to become Peter Pans.
You missed our wild days and we're settled down now. "Older" doesn't necessarily mean we're going to stop watching cartoons or laughing at fart jokes.
All right, so no one knows what they want, but we've got a job, if not a career, and some money saved up, because we already did that thing where you spend all your money and then have no money. We've learned a lot from our previous relationships.
We know what we want out of life, and we're probably not going to change it.
And, to her credit, Gillian is especially kind to them, even when Ephraim, the cook, suggests she kick them out.
And it’s ageism, far more than the passage of time, that makes growing older harder for all of us.” ― “What young people didn’t know, she thought, lying down beside this man, his hand on her shoulder, her arm; oh, what young people did not know.
There are things I miss about being younger - chiefly the ability to pull all-nighters and keep working and working well; and being smiled at by girls I didn’t know who thought I was cute; and I wish I had the eyesight I had even five years ago… I’m happier than I’ve been at any time in my life these days.
I have a wonderful wife whom I adore, watched three amazing kids grow into two delightful adults and my favourite teenager, an astonishing number of grand life experiences, I’ve made art I’m proud of, I have real, true, glorious friends, and I’ve been able to do real good for things I care about, like freedom of speech, like libraries.
When you're thirty-six and tired, when you've been living in places where the temperature rising to a hundred and ten and the air is so dry you have to use gallons of moisturizer, when you've been smacked around, late at night, by a man who loves bourbon, you start to realize that everything is limited, including your own appeal.
You begin to look at young boys with tenderness, since they know so little and think they know so much.