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Jealousy is a passion

Jealousy is a passion that seeks with eagerness what suffering creates.

- Friedrich Schleiermacher

Becoming the soul in another

Loving – that means becoming the soul in another.

- Friedrich Schleiermacher

When one considers the important role that gender love plays

When one considers the important role that gender love plays, then one is induced to shout: Why all the noise? Why the urging, the ranting the fear and distress? Indeed, it is all only about every Jack finding his Jill.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

The first thing in love is

The first thing in love is the sense for one another, the highest is the belief in each other.

- Friedrich Schlegel

Let me confess this, I don't love you alone

Let me confess this, I don't love you alone, I love womanhood itself. Not only do I love it, I adore it – for I adore humanity.

- Friedrich Schlegel

What is love?

What is love? The unity of thinking and being. Being is the woman, thinking is the man.

- Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach

The surest aid in combating the male's disease of self-contempt is

The surest aid in combating the male's disease of self-contempt is to be loved by a clever woman.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

Love: the pleasure

Love: the pleasure that two people have together.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

Love binds

Love binds two individuals in such a tight and well-rounded community that it doesn't leave any space for noticing the changes that one spawns in the other.

- José Ortega y Gasset

Love: a severe mental disease

Love: a severe mental disease.

- Plato

Love is a creation of beauty

Love is a creation of beauty, be it in the soul or the body.

- Plato

Nothing is difficult for a lover.

Nothing is difficult for a lover.

- Marcus Tilius Cicero