"Songs are as sad as the listener."
— Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
"I am overwhelmed with things I ought to have written about and never found the proper words."
— Virginia Woolf, Diaries Volume One 1915-1919
"I didn’t realize it, but the days came along one after another, and then two years were gone, and everything was gone, and I was gone."
— F. Scott Fitzgerald, Babylon Revisted
"Your soul is the whole world."
— Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha
"Being alone is better than sitting next to a lover and feeling lonely."
— Richard Linklater