4000 Miles: Play Quotes

Amy Herzog
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Jane and I are at a juncture where more talking is not better than less talking. If that’s not something you can understand, I’m saying it’s probably best I go set up camp somewhere else.”
-- Leo (Scene 1)

Importance: This quote sets the stage for Leo’s relationship with his mother. He and Jane are clearly estranged, though at this point in the story the audience is unaware of the reasoning. Additionally, Leo’s line is an excellent example of his approach to conflict. While he does not get angry easily, when faced with a difficult situation Leo often chooses to avoid discord rather than address these differences.

You know, there are a lot of bad things about getting old, but the worst one is not being able to find my words. I just hate not being able to find my words, I feel like an idiot half the time.
-- Vera (Scene 2)

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