Quotations About / On: LOVE

  • 41.
    There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. Tanner, in Man and Superman, act 1.)
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  • 42.
    Jealousy contains more of self-love than of love.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. Sentences et Maximes Morales, no. 324 (1678).)
  • 43.
    It is not love that should be depicted as blind, but self-love.
    (Voltaire [François Marie Arouet] (1694-1778), French philosopher, author. Letter, May 11, 1764.)
  • 44.
    Self-love is the source of all our other loves.
    (Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Albin, in Titus and Berenice (Tite et Bérénice), act 1, sc. 3 (1670).)
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  • 45.
    We always love those that admire us, but we do not always love those we admire.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 294 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 46.
    I love money, but will money ever love me in return?
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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  • 47.
    To love an idea is to love it a little more than one should.
    (Jean Rostand (1894-1977), French biologist, writer. repr. In The Substance of Man, p. 181 (1962). Carnets d'un Biologiste.)
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  • 48.
    Jealousy is not so much the love of another as the love of ourselves.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 324 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 49.
    Love conquers everything [Amor vincit omnia]: let us, too, yield to love.
    (Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro] (70-19 B.C.), Roman poet. Gallus, in Eclogues, no. 10, l. 69 (37 B.C.), trans. by Kate Hughes (1995).)
  • 50.
    We can only learn to love by loving.
    (Iris Murdoch (20th century), Anglo-Irish writer. Ed. by Carolyn Warner. The Last Word, ch. 26 (1992).)
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