— Byeong-man Jo, 98 year old husband in documentary movie “My Love, Don’t Cross That River” 1 hour 15 minutes in
”… Come spring, the leaf sprouts.
Come summer, it grows big, soaking up the rain.
By autumn, the frost makes them fall, though.
People are no different.
We’re young, like sprouting leaves.
Then we bloom.
If we could stay in bloom forever, it’d be great but with age we begin to wither and then we fall.
And that’s the end. After the fall, there isn’t much else.”