— Leo Buscaglia Motivational speaker, writer 1924 - 1998
Jace to Clary, pg. 206
Variant: to love is to destroy, and that to be loved is to be the one destroyed.
Source: The Mortal Instruments, City of Bones (2007)
„As happens with people who love a thing too much, it destroys them.
Oscar Wilde said, 'You destroy the thing that you love.' It's the other way around. What you love destroys you.“
— George Plimpton journalist, writer, editor, actor 1927 - 2003
„Yep, my daddy was an undependable drunk. But he'd never missed any of my organized games, concerts, plays, or picnics. He may not have loved me perfectly, but he loved me as well as he could. (189)“
Source: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
„This is not theology. I have no bent towards gods. But i have a new love for that glittering instrument, the human soul. It is a lovely and unique thing in the universe. It is always attacked and never destroyed - because 'Thou mayest.“
Variant: But I have a new love for that glittering instrument, the human soul. It is a lovely and unique thing in the universe. It is always attacked and never destroyed - because 'Thou mayest.
Source: East of Eden
„And if the man who once upon a time had been a boy who promised he'd never fall in love with another girl as long as he lived kept his promise, it wasn't because he was stubborn or even loyal. He couldn't help it.“
Source: The History of Love