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Love wishes to perpetuate itself. Love wishes for immortality.
Love consists in giving without getting in return; in giving what is not owed, what is not due the other. That's why true love is never based, as associations for utility or pleasure are, on a fair exchange.
Love can be unselfish, in the sense of being benevolent and generous, without being selfless.
It is love rather than sexual lust or unbridled sexuality if, in addition to the need or want involved, there is also some impulse to give pleasure to the persons thus loved and not merely to use them for our own selfish pleasure.
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you.
In English we must use adjectives to distinguish the different kinds of love for which the ancients had distinct names.
If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess.
If one wants another only for some self-satisfaction, usually in the form of sensual pleasure, that wrong desire takes the form of lust rather than love.
I wonder if most people ever ask themselves why love is connected with reproduction. And if they do ask themselves about this, I wonder what answer they give.
I find the selectivity of erotic love - the choice of this man or this woman - much more intelligible if liking the person is the origin of sexual interest, rather than the other way.
Freud's view is that all love is sexual in its origin or its basis. Even those loves which do not appear to be sexual or erotic have a sexual root or core. They are all sublimations of the sexual instinct.
Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
Erotic or sexual love can truly be love if it is not selfishly sexual or lustful.
Two Faced People
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