"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