Cashback

Apparently, I blog quotes now.  This movie is important to me, because the narration voice is one I am borrowing, but it is also excellent.  It’s about heartache and love, I guess.  The main character can freeze time.


 Crush. It’s funny how the same word for the feeling of disappointment can be used for the feeling of attraction. The Oxford English Dictionary states one of the meanings for the word crushed as “a strong and unreasoning, but transitory attachment.”


This is the haunting period. The time when the demons of regret come for you.


The bad news is that time flies. The good news… is that you’re the pilot.


She caught the wrong second of a two-second story. 


You can speed it up. You can slow it down. You can even freeze a moment, but you can’t rewind time. You can’t undo what is done. I thought about what she had seen. I thought about what she hadn’t seen. I thought about how I could explain, but the more I thought about it, the more I knew nothing I could say would make her anger go away. How long could I just wait here, delaying the inevitable? 


 It take approximately 500 lbs to crush a human skull. But the human emotion is a much more delicate thing.


 I read once about a woman whose secret fantasy was to have an affair with an artist. She thought he would really see her. He would see every curve, every line, every indentation and love them because they were part of the beauty that made her unique. 


Once upon a time, I wanted to know what love was. Love is there if you want it to be. You just have to see that it’s wrapped in beauty and hidden away in between the seconds of your life. If you don’t stop for a minute, you might miss it. 

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