„Love is many things none of them logical.“

—  William Goldman, kniha The Princess Bride
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—  Julia Cameron American writer 1948
Blessings (1998), Context: Love is not love if it compelled by reason and driven by logic — love exists in spite of those things, not because of them. It is a emotion which needs no fuel to fire it or oxygen to feed it; if you have to look for the why, then stop looking; it was never there at all.

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„So many lovely things, so rare, so young,
A day begat them, and a day will end.“

—  Ausonius poet 310 - 395
Tot species, tantosque ortus variosque novatus una dies aperit, conficit ipsa dies. "De Rosis Nascentibus", line 39; translation from Helen Waddell Mediaeval Latin Lyrics ([1929] 1943) p. 29. This poem used to be misattributed to Virgil, but is now usually ascribed to Ausonius.

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„Logic cannot comprehend love; so much the worse for logic.“

—  N.T. Wright, Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church

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„The best way to know life is to love many things“

—  Vincent Van Gogh Dutch post-Impressionist painter (1853-1890) 1853 - 1890
1880s, 1880, Letter to Theo (Cuesmes, July 1880), Context: I think that everything that is really good and beautiful, the inner, moral, spiritual and sublime beauty in men and their works, comes from God, and everything that is bad and evil in the works of men and in men is not from God, and God does not approve of it. But I cannot help thinking that the best way of knowing God is to love many things. Love this friend, this person, this thing, whatever you like, and you will be on the right road to understanding Him better, that is what I keep telling myself. But you must love with a sublime, genuine, profound sympathy, with devotion, with intelligence, and you must try all the time to understand Him more, better and yet more. That will lead to God, that will lead to an unshakable faith.

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„Love is so blissful a thing, so blessed an endeavour, that apart from its teaching none attains worth or reputation.“

—  Gottfried von Straßburg, kniha Tristan
Tristan, Liebe ist ein also saelic dinc, ein also saeleclich gerinc, daz nieman ane ir lere noch tugende hat noch ere. Line 187

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„I'm in love with a lot of things. Some of those things love me back. And some of them don't--and one of them is Radiohead.“

—  Guy Berryman bassist 1978
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„O! the heart has all too many tears;
But none are like those that wait
On the blighted love, the loneliness
Of the young orphan’s fate.“

—  Letitia Elizabeth Landon English poet and novelist 1802 - 1838
The Golden Violet (1827), The Golden Violet - Sir Walter Manny at his Father’s Tomb

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„If our two loves be one, or, thou and I
Love so alike, that none do slacken, none can die.“

—  John Donne, The Good-Morrow
Songs and Sonnets (1633), The Good-Morrow, Context: p>I wonder, by my troth, what thou and I Did, till we loved? Were we not weaned till then? But sucked on country pleasures, childishly? Or snorted we in the Seven Sleepers’ den? ’Twas so; but this, all pleasures fancies be. If ever any beauty I did see, Which I desired, and got, ’twas but a dream of thee. And now good-morrow to our waking souls, Which watch not one another out of fear; For love, all love of other sights controls, And makes one little room an everywhere. Let sea-discoverers to new worlds have gone, Let maps to other, worlds on worlds have shown, Let us possess one world, each hath one, and is one.My face in thine eye, thine in mine appears, And true plain hearts do in the faces rest; Where can we find two better hemispheres, Without sharp north, without declining west? Whatever dies, was not mixed equally; If our two loves be one, or, thou and I Love so alike, that none do slacken, none can die.</p

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„None ever loved but at first sight they loved.“

—  George Chapman, The Blind Beggar of Alexandria
The Blind Beggar of Alexandria (1596); reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Compare: "Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?" Christopher Marlowe, Hero and Leander (1598).

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„Love is a tyrant, sparing none.“

—  Pierre Corneille, Le Cid
Le Cid (1636), L'amour est un tyran qui n'épargne personne. Doña Urraque, act I, scene ii.

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