Stay gold, Ponyboy, stay gold.
I guess I just couldn't see standing there -- alive, talking, thinking, breathing, being -- one second, and dead the next. It really bothered me. Death by violence isn't the same as dying any other way, accident or disease or old age. It just ain't the same.
It's okay. We aren't in the same class. Just don't forget that some of us watch the sunset too.
If you have two friends in your lifetime, you're lucky. If you have one good friend, you're more than lucky.
I lie to myself all the time. But I never believe me.