Archive for the ‘love’ Category

The Restorative Power of Love

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.

— Arthur Wing Pinero, English playwright (1895, by Frederick Hollyer; Public Domain)

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Van Gogh on Love

The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.

— Vincent van Gogh (Self-portrait, 1887; Public Domain)

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Love is an adventure and a conquest. It survives and develops, like the universe itself, only by perpetual discovery.

—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (Fair Use)

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Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, which it overflows upon the outward world.

—Nathaniel Hawthorne (by Mathew Brady; Public Domain)

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Hugo on Love

Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.

—Victor Hugo (1876, by Étienne Carjat; Public Domain)

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