1048 – “But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the wind of the heavens dance between you. Love one another, but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.”
1008 – “You are too generous to trifle with me. If your feelings are still what they were last April, tell me so at once. My affections and wishes are unchanged, but one word from you will silence me on this subject for ever.”
-Fitzwilliam Darcy in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice(more…)
1004 – “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.”
961 – “Someone I loved gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift.
937 – “Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.”
-C S Lewis(more…)
933 – We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love.
899 – “Years of love have been forgot in the fever of a minute.”
“That years of love have been forgot in the hatred of a minute.”
-Edgar Allan Poe(more…)
856 – “Come ti vidi m’innamorai, e tu sorridi perchè lo sai.”
“When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew.”
–Fenton in Giuseppe Verdi’s Falstaff, Libretto by Arrigo Boito (more…)