Quotations About / On: LOVE

  • 51.
    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).)
  • 52.
    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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  • 53.
    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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  • 54.
    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).)
  • 55.
    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).)
  • 56.
    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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  • 57.
    Do we mean love, when we say love?
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. Words in "Words and Music," one of the dramatic pieces in Cascando, p. 25, Grove Press (1968).)
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  • 58.
    Love wants to be confirmed with concrete symbols, but recklessness loves instability.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Tetka, in Libussa, act 1 (1872).)
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  • 59.
    We love but once, for once only are we perfectly equipped for loving.
    (Cyril Connolly (1903-1974), British critic. The Unquiet Grave, pt. 1 (1944, revised 1951).)
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  • 60.
    In love, self-love is always at risk.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
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