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Quotations About / On: LOVE

  • 71.
    I love a broad margin to my life.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 123, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 72.
    Those whom the gods love grow young.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. A Few Maxims for the Instruction of the Over-Educated, Saturday Review (London, Nov. 17, 1894).)
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  • 73.
    Love is the cheapest of religions.
    (Cesare Pavese (1908-1950), Italian poet, novelist, translator. The Burning Brand: Diaries 1935-1950, entry for December 21, 1939 (1952, trans. 1961).)
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  • 74.
    Love is a great beautifier.
    (Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888), U.S. author. Little Women, pt. 2, ch. 1 (1869).)
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  • 75.
    People will say we're in love.
    (Ted Tally, U.S. screenwriter, and Jonathan Demme. Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), Silence of the Lambs, Lecter's dark-humored remark to Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster) when she comes to him in Memphis (1991). Lecter (spelled "Lechtor") was also a featured character in Manhunter. The film was adapted from the novel Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris.)
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  • 76.
    Adultery is the application of democracy to love.
    (H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken (1880-1956), U.S. journalist, critic. The Vintage Mencken, ch. 47, p. 232, ed. Alistair Cooke, Vintage (1956).)
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  • 77.
    "Love as a force contributory to disease."
    (Thomas Mann (1875-1955), German author, critic. Originally published as Der Zauberberg, Fischer (1924). The Magic Mountain, ch. 4, p. 116, trans. by Helen T. Lowe-Porter, The Modern Library, McGraw-Hill (1955). The general title of Krokowski's popular scientific lectures which also satirize the growing psychoanalytical movement.)
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  • 78.
    Variety is the spice of love.
    (Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. Reflections of a Bachelor Girl, p. 3 (1903, Stanley and Paul ed., 1909).)
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  • 79.
    I love y'all.
    (Susan Smith, U.S. mother. New York Times, p. 30 (November 4, 1994). reporting her alleged last words to her children, Michael, 3, and Alexander, l, who were presumably abducted by an armed African American car thief; Mrs. Smith later admitted to murdering the children. She was convicted in 1995.)
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  • 80.
    Like love, grief fades in and out.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
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