Soon we will be strangers. No, we can never be that. Hurting someone is an act of reluctant intimacy. We will be dangerous acquaintances with a history. — Hanif Kureishi, Intimacy: das Buch zum Film von Patrice Chéreau. (Rowohlt Tb. June 1, 2001) Originally published 1998.
We have woven a web, you and I, attached to this world but a separate world of our own invention. We must cut the threads. — Ben Whishaw [John Keats] Bright Star (2009) Directed by Jane Campion.
Softly love and to love softly, dew upon a sycamore branch by the creaking gate as my heart hurries off to wince through the wheat along the briar to that stone under which I lie. — Gabrielle Anwar [Princess Marguret Tudor] The Tudors, “Look to God First.” Season 1, Episode 9 (June 3, 2007)