"I poured everything I had into you and you were still empty."
- Iviva Olenick
"Do you remember? Do you remember being solid? Do you remember life before the hole? Before you were empty and needed to be filled? There was a time when everything was enough. There was a time you didn’t try to get out of your own skin. Remember?"
- Amy Reed, Clean
"I was as hollow and empty as the spaces between stars."
- Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye
"Everyone, at some point in their lives, wakes up in the middle of the night with the feeling that they are all alone in the world, and that nobody loves them now and that nobody will ever love them, and that they will never have a decent night’s sleep again and will spend their lives wandering blearily around a loveless landscape, hoping desperately that their circumstances will improve, but suspecting, in their heart of hearts, that they will remain unloved forever."
- Lemony Snicket
"she herself is a haunted house. she does not possess herself; her ancestors sometimes come and peer out of the windows of her eyes and that is very frightening."
- angela carter, the lady of the house of love
"You are the only one who has understood even a whisper of me, and I will tell you that I am the only person who has understood even a whisper of you."
- Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated
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