"How did you get so empty?" "When people leave, they take a part of you with them. So many have left, and there's nothing left to take." "Please don't be sad." "Darling, you can't be sad when you're empty. You can't be anything.
I picked this quote because I believe that Finny felt like this when he returned to Devon. When he found out Gene was going to leave him to go to war, Finny felt hurt. He felt he wasn't as important to Gene as he thought he was.