The happiness of man is: I will. The happiness of woman is: he wills. æBehold, just now the world became perfect!Æùthus thinks every woman when she obeys out of entire love. And women must obey and find a depth for her surface. Surface is the disposition of woman: a mobile, stormy film over shallow water. ManÆs disposition, however, is deep; his river roars in subterranean caves: woman feels his strength but does not comprehend it.
Whoever extolls him as a God of love, does not think highly enough of love itself.
Love is the state in which man sees things Most widely different from what they are.
Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
Love is not consolation. It is light.
Love matches, so called, have illusion for their father and need for their mother.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.
It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters.
One must learn to love oneself with a wholesome and healthy love, so that one can bear to be with oneself and need not roam.
In revenge and in love, woman is more barbarous than man.
Love is a state in which a man sees things most decidedly as the are not.
There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.
This is the hardest of all: to close the open hand out of love, and keep modest as a giver.
What do I care about the purring of one who cannot love, like the cat?
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