„Love… I guess It is some kind of magic, It has a power to make us better… But magic can sometimes be an illusion.“
— Rati Tsiteladze Georgian Filmmaker 1987
As quoted in Rati's personal diaries http://www.ratitsiteladze.com
— Charles Morgan British writer 1894 - 1958
— Novalis German poet and writer 1772 - 1801
Blüthenstaub (1798), Unsequenced, Die Liebe wirkt magisch. Sie ist der Endzweck der Weltgeschichte, das Amen des Universums. Variant translations: Love is the final end of the world's history, the Amen of the universe. As translated by W. Hastie in Thoughts on Religion, Pt. 1, "Hymns and Thoughts on Religion" (1888), edited by W. Hastie Love is the final purpose of world history — the Amen of the universe. Love works magically... Love causes magic...
— Edmund Clarence Stedman American poet, critic, and essayist 1833 - 1908
— Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881
Books, Coningsby (1844), Henrietta Temple (1837), Book 4, chapter 1. Often misquoted as "The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can never end".
„Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars? Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic. It is such a simple and such an extraordinary part of the lives we live.“
— Nora Roberts American romance writer 1950
„My songs, they say, are poisoned.
How else, love, could it be?
Thou hast, with deadly magic,
Poured poison into me.“
— Heinrich Heine German poet, journalist, essayist, and literary critic 1797 - 1856
Lyrical Intermezzo, 57; in Poems of Heinrich Heine: Three Hundred and Twenty-five Poems (1917) Selected and translated by Louis Untermeyer, p. 73
„Love is for fools. It is a surging of blood in the loins … there is no mystery, and no magic. Find someone else, my boy.“
— David Gemmell British author of heroic fantasy 1948 - 2006
Drenai series, Quest for Lost Heroes, Ch. 2