Movie Quote of the Day – The Straight Story, 1999 (dir. David Lynch)
Alvin Straight: You don’t think about getting old when you’re young. . .you shouldn’t.
Cyclist #1: Must be something good about gettin’ old?
Alvin Straight: Well I can’t imagine anything good about being blind and lame at the same time but, still at my age I’ve seen about all that life has to dish out. I know to separate the wheat from the chaff, and let the small stuff fall away.
Cyclist #2: That’s cool man. So, uh, what’s the worst part about being old, Alvin?
Alvin Straight: Well, the worst part of being old is rememberin’ when you was young.
Posted on September 1, 2012, in Movie Quote of the Day and tagged 1999, David Lynch, John Roach, Mary Sweeney, Richard Farnsworth, The Straight Story. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.
Great punch line 🙂
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