Quotes / Destructive Romance

Will: I should be allowed to feel good about myself!
Terri: Who are we kidding, Will? This marriage works because you don't feel good about yourself!

Have I ever told you my theory that Wuthering Heights is not romance but actually horror, about two emotional sadomasochists who lay waste to everyone around them, using them as pawns in their own personal war of attrition?

"God, you’re like my own noose. I like it."

"I love you the way a knife loves a heart, the way a bomb loves a crowd- the way your mother warned you about, essentially."

Carved your name across three counties
Ground it in with bloody hides
Their broken necks will line the ditch
Till you stop it- stop it- stop it- stop it- stop it
Stop this madness
I want you...
— "This Tornado Loves You", by Neko Case

There will be no kisses tonight
There will be no holding hands tonight
Cause what is now wasn't there before
And should not be.
— "And I Remember Every Kiss", by Jens Lekman