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Albert Einstein’s Love Letters
Albert Einstein’s Love Letters

“How was I able to live alone before, my little everything? Without you I lack self-confidence, passion for work, and enjoyment of life — in short, without you, my life is no life.”

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Beloved Poet Nikki Giovanni on Love, Friendship, and Loneliness
Beloved Poet Nikki Giovanni on Love, Friendship, and Loneliness

“Some people forget that love is tucking you in and kissing you ‘Good night’ no matter how young or old you are.”

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Joseph Campbell on Why Perfectionism Kills Love and the Pathway to Bliss in Romantic Relationships
Joseph Campbell on Why Perfectionism Kills Love and the Pathway to Bliss in Romantic Relationships

“Perfection is inhuman… What evokes our love … is the imperfection of the human being.”

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Robert Graves on Love and Lust
Robert Graves on Love and Lust

“Love is really a recognition of truth, a recognition of another person’s integrity and truth.”

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An Experiment in Love: Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Six Pillars of Nonviolent Resistance and the Ancient Greek Notion of ‘Agape’
An Experiment in Love: Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Six Pillars of Nonviolent Resistance and the Ancient Greek Notion of ‘Agape’

“Along the way of life, someone must have sense enough and morality enough to cut off the chain of hate. This can only be done by projecting the ethic of love to the center of our lives.”

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The One That Got Away: The Bittersweet Story of George Orwell and His Childhood Sweetheart
The One That Got Away: The Bittersweet Story of George Orwell and His Childhood Sweetheart

“It took me literally years to realise that we are all imperfect creatures but that Eric was less imperfect than anyone else I ever met.”

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