Quote of the Day

One melancholy lesson of advancing years is the realization that you can’t make old friends.

“One melancholy lesson of advancing years is the realization that you can’t make old friends.” — Christopher HitchensHarper’s magazine, 1999

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3 thoughts on “Quote of the Day”

  1. Why does that matter, right? Live today not in the future. How can you miss what you’ll never need? I had to read that a couple of times to figure out what he was trying to say because it doesn’t make sense to me:) LOL I never made a friend with that in mind, regardless of my age. Did you? So weird. Maybe I still don’t get it.

    1. Old friends as in friends from a long time ago and all the memories that go with them. When you lose track of old friends, you lose a history that cannot be replaced by newer friends.

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