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Nicole Krauss says an average of seventy-four species become extinct every day…

“An average of seventy-four species become extinct every day, which was one good reason but not the only one to hold someone’s hand.” – Nicole Krauss, The History of Love

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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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Thich Nhat Hanh says if I succeed in loving you, I will be able to…

“Through my love for you, I want to express my love for the whole cosmos, the whole of humanity, and all beings. By living with you, I want to learn to love everyone and all species. If I succeed in … Continue reading

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