Sunday, January 11, 2009

Things I Learned From Harold and Maude (Thanks IMDB)

1. Get Together Regardless of Your Age, Race, Religion, Creed or National Origin.

2. The world's sorrow comes from people who are individualistic but allow themselves to be treated as a clone.

3. Age isn't a boundary for love.

4. "Here today, gone tomorrow, so don't get attached to things!"

5. Try something new everyday.

6. "Consistency is not a human trait."

7. "A lot of people enjoy being dead."

8. Never give up your sense of curiosity.

9. Some people will surprise you.

10. Enjoy simple things.

11. Computer dates will always attract weird people.

12. Never let your mother try to hook you up.

13. Don't Be Shy

14. If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out

15. "It's best not to be too moral."

16. "Everyone has the right to make an ass out of themselves."

17. "The world still dearly loves a cage."

18. Always look for the new experience.

19. The curse of a government job is to be officious.

20. Don't be bothered with the mores or folkways of society.

21. Cat Stevens songs

22. Revolt every day.

23. Use creativity to get out of sticky situations.

24. If your mother is too busy being a societal women, she will ignore your pleas for attention.

25. Birth and death are all part of the life cycle.

26. Photographs will always stay young and bright, though you will age. (book)

27. Create things.

28. "It's okay, it's organic!"

29. A different definition of "public property."

30. "Go out and love some more."

31. "Everyone should be able to make some music."

32. If you want to be free, be free.

33. Don't worry, be happy.

34. You can do it better in a hearse.

35. Old people have sex. And enjoy it!

36. Live before you die.

37. It's just as easy to be happy as it is to be sad.

38. Banjo players are picky.

39. Live for today not in the past.

40. It's cool to be different.

41. Money can't buy you happiness.

42. Don't let other people rule your life.

43. You don't need a license to drive.

44. Everyone has the right to make an ass out of themselves.

45. If you throw something you love into the sea, you'll always know where it is.

1 comment:

marcoguarda said...

16, 38, 44!


Maybe I should play them on the lottery!

I loved Harold and Maude the first time I saw it. It touched me, and I felt immediately it was kind of complementary to Star Wars, Jaws and Poltergeist on an emotional level, back then.

[It's a great script to read as well imho.]