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"You know...I loved being you. Back when I first started, at the very beginning, I was always trying to be old and grumpy and important, like you do when you're young...and then I was you! And it was all dashing about, playing cricket and my voice going all squeaky when I shouted..."
The Tenth Doctor to the Fifth, Doctor Who, "Time Crash"

"Brother, you may have had a lifetime, but you haven't had a life since the day you put on that cloak. Life is about growing — growing older, growing wiser, growing closer to your loved ones. But you, you're frozen in time. You're the same angry kid who took that artifact off your master's corpse."

Oh Marceline, why are you so mean?
"I'm not mean, I'm a thousand years old/And I just lost track of my moral code."
Adventure Time, "Evicted"

Connie: So maybe I'm NOT Steven! Maybe he's really great at helping people work out these arguments! Maybe he's really patient and caring, even though it must be hard for him having to be the adult for a bunch of SUPERPOWERED CHILDREN!
Lapis Lazuli: We're both thousands of years older than you...
—- Steven Universe, "The New Crystal Gems"

Brian: What sort of man doesn't carry a trowel? Put it on your Christmas list!
Rory: Dad, I'm thirty-one. I don't have a Christmas list anymore.
The Doctor: (from a distance) I DO!
Doctor Who, "Dinosaurs on a Spaceship"

Garovel: And you are my little sister, aren't you?
Chergoa: Yeah, by like one year! One out of... how old are we again?
Garovel: Three thousand something, I think.
Chergoa: See? You don't even know.
Garovel: Don’t need to. Even if you were infinity years old, I'd still be infinity plus one.

"I thought I was the sophisticated one. I was looking down on Lana for trading in her dignity. But she... all the others have found something to do with themselves. Something worth doing. All I do is go out clubbing, then come back home to read... I can't even call them the classics. I know better. They're just...centuries old pop fiction."

“You call yourself some kind of goddess and you know nothing, madam, nothing. What don't die can't live. What don't live can't change. What don't change can't learn. The smallest creature that dies in the grass knows more than you.”
Granny Weatherwax to the Queen of Fairyland, Lords and Ladies

Chandra: Liliana, you're two centuries older than me. Exactly which of us is supposed to be the responsible one?


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