"Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star…"
- e.e. cummings
— oscar wilde
— vladimir nabokov, lolita
— j.d. salinger, catcher in the rye
— dean young
"Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living."