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2/11/12 / Rock on

Books and movies I used to wonder why people bought books and movies. Once you’ve read or watched it, why would you visit it again, i.e. how would you forget it? Now I know. No one knows No one knows anyone – husbands don’t know wives, brothers don’t know sisters, parents don’t know children, lovers [...]

It’s not enough

Intention is not enough… Passion is not enough… Hard work is not enough… Dedication is not enough… Love is not enough.

Graham Greene on (another kind of) love

[abp:0142437980] It’s a strange thing to discover and to believe that you are loved, when you know that there is nothing in you for anybody but a parent or a God to love. -Graham Greene, The End of the Affair, pg. 70

Proust on love

[abp:0142437964] Infatuation Considering his disease with as much discernment as if he had inoculated himself with it in order to study it, he told himself that when he had recovered his health what Odette might be doing would leave him indifferent. But, from within his morbid state, in truth he feared death itself no more [...]

2/26/10 / Dongle

The love of animals They say humans need love; that if there’s anything man needs besides air, water, and bread it’s love and the companionship of others. So I wonder how loving an animal is different from loving another human. Is it really a different love in quality? Aside from the obvious sexual component, what [...]

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