Quote by Every male ballet dancer
Real men don't lift weights, they lift women.
This quote suggests that strength and masculinity are not defined solely by physical power, but also by the ability to support and carry emotional and relational weight, metaphorically represented by "lifting women." It implies that being a "real man" involves far more than physical prowess, emphasizing the importance of emotional intelligence, compassion, and responsibility towards others, especially women. The quote challenges traditional notions of masculinity, calling for qualities that go beyond physical strength and highlighting the significance of supporting and uplifting women in various aspects of life.
Like childhood, old age is irresponsible, reckless, and foolhardy. Children and old people have everything to gain and nothing much to lose. It's middle-age which is cursed by the desperate need to cling to some finger-hold halfway up the mountain, to conform, not to cause trouble, to behave well....