“Men may be stronger, but it is women who endure.”
In the Dauntless compound, they do not say “I love you.” Instead, they throw knives at you, tell you that you are not pretty, say that they would only go to your funeral if there was cake, call you pathetic, and slap you, which roughly translates to “Will you have sex with me in my fear landscape?” I think this is beautiful.
The Divergent Trilogy by Veronica Roth
I want to look at him, but I force myself to stand still and keep my eyes forward as the train starts to move. He moves his thumb in a slow circle over the back of my hand. It is meant to comfort me, but it frustrates me instead. I need to talk to him. I need to look at him.
Demons - Imagine Dragons