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Herman Hesse says when you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults…

“When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults.” – Hermann Hesse, Wer lieben kann, ist glucklich. Uber die Liege.

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Alain de Botton says every fall into love involves the triumph of hope over self-knowledge…

“Every fall into love involves the triumph of hope over self-knowledge. We fall in love hoping we won’t find in another what we know is in ourselves, all the cowardice, weakness, laziness, dishonesty, compromise, and stupidity. We throw a cordon … Continue reading

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William Faulkner says you don’t love because…

“You don’t love because: you love despite; not for the virtues, but despite the faults.”  – William Faulkner

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