by Thornton Wilder
Our Town Love Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Line). Every time a character talks counts as one line, even if what they say turns into a long monologue.
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.
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.
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.