Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
"I thought I knew all the shapes of passion," Elphaba said one bright afternoon. "I mean, growing up with a unionist minister for a father. You come to expect that theology is the fundament on which all other thought and belief is based. But boys! – this week, Doctor Dillamond made some sort of scientific breakthrough.... . He began to dictate, and he was so excited that he sang his findings; he composed arias out of what he was seeing! (18.104.22.168)
"She is my world" he answered.
"Your world is too small if she is it."
"You can't criticize the size of a world." (22.214.171.124-19)
"I have no colleagues. I have no self. I never did, in fact, but that's beside the point. I am just a muscular twitch in the larger organism."
"Hah! You the most individual, the most separate, the most real . . ." (3.7.30-1)