Love is the extremely difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.
Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999)
Contributed by: Leah
The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. Other forms of transport grow daily more nightmarish. Only the bicycle remains pure in heart.
Source: The Red and the Green
Contributed by: Lauren
I have used the word "attention," which I borrow from Simone Weil, to express the idea of a just and loving gaze directed upon individual reality. I believe this to be the characteristic and proper mark of the active moral agent.
Source: Zen Calendar 2008
Contributed by: Mark
We need a moral philosophy in which the concept of love, so rarely mentioned now by philosophers, can once again be made central.
Contributed by: Zaady
Love is the difficult realization that something other than oneself is real.
A bad review is even less important than whether it is raining in Patagonia.
The cry of equality pulls everyone down.
Falling out of love is very enlightening. For a short while you see the world with new eyes.
One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.
The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life's major mysteries.
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