If the dispositions of the parties are ever so well known to each other or ever so similar beforehand, it does not advance their felicity in the least. They always continue to grow sufficiently unlike afterwards to have their share of…
If there are as many minds as there are men, then there are as many kinds of love as there are heartsFriday, February 12th, 2010
“I’m surprised at the parents! They say it’s a marriage of passion.”
“Of passion? What antediluvian thoughts you have! Who talks about passions these days?” said the ambassador’s wife.
“What’s to be done? This stupid old fashion hasn’t gone…”
Love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove:
O no! it is an ever-fixed mark
That looks on tempests and is never shaken…
You shall be together when the white wings of death scatter your days.
Ay, you shall be together even in the silent memory of God…
The blossom that flowers in the heart of the young, as in those days when first you met him, so handsome, so kind, you remember?—that too, is beautiful, the love of the young, for the young. It is the beginning of life. But the love of the—forgive me—of the old for the old, that is the beginning of things longer.
Fill each other’s cup but drink not from one cup.
Give one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf.
Sing and dance together and be joyous, but let each one of…
I’m a woman who loves her husband, and I make no apologies for looking out for his personal and political welfare. We have a genuine, sharing marriage. I go to his aid. He comes to mine. I have opinions. He has…