„Love is a curious mixture of opposites, a blend of extreme selfishness and total devotion. A paradox! Besides which, love, everybody is always talking about love, love, but love isn't something you choose, you catch it like a disease, you get trapped in it, like a disaster.“

—  Amos Oz, książka A Tale of Love and Darkness

Źródło: A Tale of Love and Darkness

Ostatnia aktualizacja 3 czerwca 2021. Historia
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pisarz izraelski 1939 - 2018

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„Happiness is not something you acquire; love is not something you produce; love is not something you have; love is something that has you.“

—  Anthony de Mello Indian writer 1931 - 1987

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Kontekst: Understand the obstructions you are putting in the way of love, freedom, and happiness and they will drop. Turn on the light of awareness and the darkness will disappear. Happiness is not something you acquire; love is not something you produce; love is not something you have; love is something that has you.

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—  Oscar Wilde, książka Portret Doriana Graya

Źródło: The Picture of Dorian Gray

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„Love is a disease which fills you with a desire to be desired.“

—  Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec French painter 1864 - 1901

Quoted in: Peter McWilliams (1997) Love 101: To Love Oneself Is the Beginning of a Lifelong Romance. p. 23
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„Do you always get so hungry when you make love?”
“When you love somebody.“

—  Ernest Hemingway, książka The Garden of Eden

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Źródło: The Garden of Eden (1986)
Kontekst: But I get so hungry,' she said. 'Is it normal do you think? Do you always get so hungry when you make love?'
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„He don't love you like I love you
If he did, he wouldn't break your heart
He don't love you like I love you
He's try-in' to tear us apart.“

—  Curtis Mayfield American singer, songwriter, and record producer 1942 - 1999

He Will Break Your Heart, written with Jerry Butler and Calvin Carter, originally performed by Jerry Butler (1960).
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„Romantic love interests almost everybody, because almost everybody knows something about it, or would like to know.“

—  Henry Van Dyke American diplomat 1852 - 1933

Preface
The Ruling Passion http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext97/rlpsn10.txt (1901)

„What looks like crazy on an ordinary day looks looks a lot like love if you catch it in the moonlight.“

—  Pearl Cleage, What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day

Źródło: What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day

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