103 If we seek the pleasures of love, passion should be occasional, and common sense continual. John Gay, Plutus, Cupid and Time, line 135 I saw and loved. Oh my luve's like a red, red rose, That's newly sprung in June; Oh my luve's like the melodie That's sweetly played in tune. Erotic love or falling in love is altogether immediate; marriage is a resolution; yet falling in love must be taken up into marriage or into the resolution; to will to marry-that is the most immediate of all immediacies must also be the freest resolution, that. The film delves deeply into the main character (Paul) and the theme is loosely based on the myth of Narcissus, as all who look at Paul are transfixed by his beauty - just as all those who gazed upon Narcissus were transifixed with his beauty. He was referred to as 'The prince who contemplated his soul'.
Joseph Addison, Cato, A Tragedy (1713 Act III, scene 1, when love once pleads admission to our hearts, (In spite of all the virtue we can boast The woman that deliberates is lost. I'll let you go to your husband. quot; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical"tions (1922. "Paul Dubois, Narcisse, Orsay". Originally published in 1966, with an additional chapter included in 1978 and further recollections published as Excerpts from a Life in 1981. You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover's arms can only come later when you're sure they won't laugh if you trip. We are happier in the passion we feel than in what we excite. Martin Luther King Hatred paralyzes life; love releases.
239 "There have been women I have loved A lot, as discreetly as possible." So mourn'd the dame of Ephesus her love. Like he waters the flowers on your window sill. Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot sweep it away. There's just this human heart. Love is my true character. What is it that cannot be taken but itself takes all? Keats and Alfred Edward Housman ) and painters ( Caravaggio, Poussin, Turner, Dal (see Metamorphosis of Narcissus and Waterhouse ).
Mozi Book 4; Universal Love II Now, as to universal love and mutual aid, they are beneficial and easy beyond a doubt. The words make and stay become inappropriate. My love lies bleeding. Influence on culture edit The myth of Narcissus has inspired artists for at least two thousand years, even before the Roman poet Ovid featured a version in book III of his Metamorphoses. Jean de La Bruyère Yes, Love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire With angels shared, by Allah given To lift from earth our low desire. Williams Love, that is day and night love, that is sun and moon and stars, Love, that is crimson, sumptuous, sick with perfume, no other words but words of love, no other thought but love. This disease, like caries and many other ailments, is prevalent only among civilized races living under artificial conditions; barbarous nations breathing pure air and eating simple food enjoy immunity from its ravages. Virgil, Aeneid (2919 BC Book IV, line 296. Without it, humans are bodies of bones clad with skin. 126 A heart can no more be forced to love than a stomach can be forced to digest food by persuasion.
Matthew Henry in Commentary on the Whole Bible, Vol. Burroughs (2000) And this is that Homer's golden chain, which reacheth down from heaven to earth, by which every creature is annexed, and depends on his Creator. He can love the shape of human beings, the fine and twisted shapes of the heart. 1601 Act II, scene 2 I never heard Of any true affection but 'twas nipped. What horrid crime committed? If one does not possess what one loves, one should love what one has. Conflict is not in the feeling of being in love.