| Quote #7
Whistling and singing, like he’s glad to leave us. – Every now and then he says "I do" to the mirror, but it don’t sound convincing to me. (II.68)
George is excited but nervous before his wedding.
| Quote #8
And how do you think I felt! – Frank, weddings are perfectly awful things. Farces, that’s what they are! (II.73)
Weddings don’t capture the true level of commitment and sanctity that the couple feels.
| Quote #9
You know how it is: you’re twenty-one or twenty-two and you make some decisions; then whisssh! you’re seventy: you’ve been a lawyer for fifty years, and that white-haired lady at your side has eaten over fifty thousand meals with you. (II.170)
The Stage Manager points out that time flies like an arrow.