"The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread."
"The Eskimo has fifty-two names for snow because it is important to them; there ought to be as many for love."
"Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion."
"If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I."
"Like everybody who is not in love, he thought one chose the person to be loved after endless deliberations and on the basis of particular qualities or advantages."
"I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love."
"It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love."
"If you judge people, you have no time to love them."
"The hardest of all is learning to be a well of affection, and not a fountain; to show them we love them not when we feel like it, but when they do."
"When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks."
"Do all things with love."
"Who, being loved, is poor?"
"Fortune and love favor the brave."
"If you want to be loved, be lovable."
"'Tis not where we lie, but whence we fell; The loss of heaven's the greatest pain in hell."
"Love that is not madness is not love."
"One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it."
"For all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams."
"What law, what reason can deny that gift so sweet, so natural that God has given a stream, a fish, a beast, a bird?"
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."
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