->"What did you think would happen if I found out, [[{{Spider-Man}} Peter]]? Did you think I would just keel over and die?"
-->-- '''May Parker''', ''Amazing Spider-Man'' #38

-> (Thinking) ''I can't say what I've mean meaning to.. I have to say something to you..'' "I'm glad to see you cry" ''but are those my last words? and you only saw me as someone useful.''
->-- '''Judeau''', ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'', trying to confess his love to Casca [[spoiler:as he's dying during the Eclipse]].

->''Aw, come on! I can't tell you '''everything''' right away! That would make for a boring story, don't you think?''
->-- '''Coyote''', Webcomic/GunnerkriggCourt

-> "Why don't you come right out and say it! Even if the words are probably gonna hurt, I'd rather have the truth than something insincere!"
-> -- {{Relient K}} "Come Right Out And Say It"

->'''Bernard''': The day your father died...I cleaned his wound. The blade that pierced his body... came from his glider. There's no question about it, your father died by his own hand.\\
'''Harry Osborn''': You are so fired.\\
'''Bernard''': What?\\
'''Harry Osborn:''': You've known all this time...and you wait until NOW to tell me?\\
'''Bernard''': I thought this would be the best time to tell you the truth!\\
'''Harry Osborn''': ''I took a '''grenade''' to the '''face, DUDE!''' ''\\
-- [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoNgMVFQNBI Spiderman 3: How It Should Have Ended]]

-> '''[[TechnoWizard Dave]]''': That's it? Where's the angst? The sleepless nights? The agony as your heart drops through your stomach every time she's near?\\
'''[[PsychoForHire Mell]]''': Yeah, [[BlatantLies us normal folk]] have this thing where we we actually say something. It's kinda cool, you should try it.\\
'''Dave''': It's wrong, Mell. It's very, very wrong.
--> ''{{Narbonic}}''

->''If I loved you, time and again I would try to say all I'd want you to know.''\\
''If I loved you, words wouldn't come in an easy way. 'Round in circles I'd go!''\\
''Longing to tell you, but afraid and shy, I'd let my golden chances pass me by.''\\
''Soon you'd leave me. Off you would go in the mist of day, never, never to know''\\
''How I loved you, if I loved you!''
-->-- ''Theatre/{{Carousel}}''

->''I must have rehearsed my lines a thousand times,''\\
''Until I had them memorized.''\\
''But when I get up the nerve to tell you, the words''\\
''Just never seem to come out right.''
-->-- '''Patti Labelle''', "If Only You Knew"

->'''Asuka''' (thinking): I think maybe it's time to let go... my very last secret. But... DAMMIT!\\
'''Shinji''': Hm? (seeing her crying) A- Asuka!! What's wrong?!\\
'''Asuka''': Dummy! It's because I... (thinking) An idiot like him would make me say it! C'mon, dammit! How can you expect Shinji to stand up for himself if you can't?! (aloud) I... I...\\
'''[[TalkingToThemself Asuka's inner voice]]''' (smugly): Are you SURE you don't need my help?\\
'''Asuka''': I kinda... love you.\\
'''Shnji''':... I love you too Asuka.
-->--''Manga/{{Evangelion 303}}'', ''chapter 14''

->''"Eh, not like I could have just spit it out that I was attracted to you, not over my pride."''
-->--'''Asuka Langley Sohryu''' to '''Shinji Ikari''', ''Fanfic/AdviceAndTrust'', ''[[http://forums.sufficientvelocity.com/threads/advice-and-trust-nge.8768/page-38#post-2341146 chapter 5]]''

->''"I resolved to call her up\\
A thousand times a day,\\
And ask her if she'll marry me,\\
In some old-fashioned way,\\
But my silent fears have gripped me\\
Long before I reach the phone,\\
And before my tongue has tripped me,\\
Must I always be alone?"''
-->--'''Music/ThePolice''', "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic"