— Kresley Cole, No Rest for the Wicked
— Stéphane Mallarmé French Symbolist poet 1842 - 1898
Context: A kiss would kill me, woman, If beauty were not death... By what attraction Am I drawn, what morn forgotten by the prophets That pours on the dying distance its sad rites? Hérodiade.
„"Maybe you should have thought about that before you kissed me," he said.
"I kissed you?"
"Don't worry, it wasn't that memorable for me, either."“
— Cassandra Clare American author 1973
Jace and Clary, pg. 318
„But everybody has exactly the same smiling frightened face, with the look that says: "I'm important. If you only get to know me, you will see how important I am. Look into my eyes. Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.“
— Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath