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Thomas Lynch says if you love…

“The meaning of life is connected, inextricably, to the meaning of death; …mourning is a romance in reverse, and if you love, you grieve and there are no exceptions….” – Thomas Lynch, The Undertaking

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Alain de Botton says the more closely we analyze what we consider “sexy”…

“The more closely we analyze what we consider ‘sexy,’ the more clearly we will understand that eroticism is the feeling of excitement we experience at finding another human being who shares our values and our sense of the meaning of … Continue reading

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Viktor E. Frankl says love is the ultimate and highest goal to which man can aspire…

“For the first time in my life I saw the truth as it is set into song by so many poets, proclaimed as the final wisdom by so many thinkers. The truth – that Love is the ultimate and highest … Continue reading

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Cheryl Strayed says it’s the best thing we have to give and the most valuable thing we receive…

“I can’t say when you’ll get love or how you’ll find it or even promise you that you will. I can only say you are worthy of it and that it’s never too much to ask for it and that … Continue reading

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Jan-Philipp Sendker says I am not referring to those outbursts of passions…

“Of course I am not referring to those outbursts of passions that drive us to do and say things we will later regret, that delude us into thinking we cannot live without a certain person, that set us quivering with … Continue reading

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Mitsugi Saotome says it is love, which gives your life meaning…

“If you were all alone in the universe with no one to talk to, no one with which to share the beauty of the stars, to laugh with, to touch, what would be your purpose in life? It is other … Continue reading

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Thomas Merton says we do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone…

“Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone – we find it with another.” – Thomas Merton, Love and Living

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