The Spectacular Now
by Tim Tharp
The Spectacular Now Quotes
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I can't believe I almost forgot about meeting her for lunch. Now, instead of Motojet, I play a movie in my head of Aimee standing alone outside the cafeteria door, checking her watch, looking at al...
Besides, it's not like my education is some kind of priority with my parents. They quit keeping track of my future when they divorced, and that was way back in the Precambrian Era. (1.2)
Drugs and Alcohol Quotes
"You've been drinking alcohol and driving my little boy around." (2.15)
Respect and Reputation Quotes
"Dude, you are not a shallow party boy. Anybody that'd say that doesn't know the first thing about you." (12.18)
Not that I don't hang out with the bad element every once in a while myself, but that's just me – I hang out with everyone. (2.5)
And the fact is I am a romantic. I am in love with the feminine species. It's a shame you only get to pick one. (5.27)
You know, just a tick of the clock ago they were teenagers, free and wild. […] Now they come into Mr. Leon's wearing their salesman outfits. (9.4)
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans Quotes
I'm not one of these kids who's had their college plans set in stone since they were about five. (1.2)