Super Sad True Love Story Quotes

Gary Shteyngart
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Don’t let them tell you life’s a journey. A journey is when you end up somewhere.”
-- Lenny (Do Not Go Gentle)

Importance: When the novel begins, the very old-fashioned Lenny disagrees with the idea that life is a journey because to him, a journey is when you end up some place different, physically. What Lenny does not realize is that journeys are not only about physical destinations, but personal experience as well. Lenny, through his relationship with Eunice, is in for quite a journey.

And that’s what immortality means to me, Joshie. It means selfishness. My generation’s belief that each one of us matters more than you or anyone else would think.
-- Lenny (The Fallacy of Merely Existing)

Importance: Here, Lenny describes why he no longer wishes to live forever. He finds that eternal life on Earth is selfishness, because it means that someone matters enough to live forever somewhere while other people do not. It means that one...

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