"She never remembered Isadora once discussing a love of dogs. Almost no one she'd known in his or her twenties in New York City had a dog. But clearly life took people and shook them around until finally they were unrecognizable even to those who had once known them well. Still, there was power in once having known someone.
"I read somewhere that most of the intense feelings you'll ever feel take place right around our age. And everything that comes afterward is going to feel more and more diluted and disappointing."
"Oh, don't say that. It can't be true," Jules said. "We haven't even done anything yet. Not really."
- Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings