"I tell her how isolated I feel and how lonely I am and hungry and tired and she says ‘oh.’"

James Simon Kunen, The Strawberry Statement (1970)

"There is no shelter in you anywhere."

Edna St. Vincent Millay

"I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of."

Charles Bukowski, Love is a Dog from Hell

"There were things I wanted to tell him. But I knew they would hurt him. So I buried them, and let them hurt me."

Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

"Even if you come home late and I’m already asleep, just whisper in my ear one little thought you had today. Because I love the way you look at the world. And I’m so happy I get to be next to you and look at the world through your eyes."

Theodore Twombly, Her (2013)