“[Getting older] is really a very interesting process… I think it takes about 65 years to find your way around the block.” Leonard Cohen

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Getting older, of course, is the only game in town. It is really a very interesting process. My friend [Irving] Layton called it ‘the inescapable lousiness of growing old,’ but I don’t know if I subscribe to this. I think it takes about 65 years to find your way around the block.

 

Leonard Cohen

 

From Leonard Cohen on The Book Of Longing – May 2006 CBC Interview with Shelagh Rogers

I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted Mar 8, 2017.

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