“I cannot describe to you the agony that these reflections inflicted upon me; I tried to dispel them, but sorrow only increased with knowledge. Oh, that I had forever remained in my native wood, nor known nor felt beyond the sensations of hunger, thirst, and heat!”

– Mary Shelley

Frankenstein, Chapter 13. The monster to Victor Frankenstein. He wishes he had not come to know human warmth and feelings because of his inability to share in those feelings.