„Love is desire sustained by unfulfilment.“

Fonte: The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

Angela Carter photo
Angela Carter
1940 - 1992

Citações relacionadas

Dietrich Bonhoeffer photo
Maya Angelou photo
Gordon B. Hinckley photo

„There is nothing as energizing, as confidence-building, as sustaining as the power of love.“

—  Gordon B. Hinckley, livro Standing for Something

How substantial is its influence on the human mind and heart! How great and magnificent is its power in overcoming fear and doubt, worry and discouragement!
Standing for Something: Ten Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes, Times Books. ISBN 0-8129-3317-6. (2000).

Robert Frost photo

„Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.“

—  Robert Frost American poet 1874 - 1963

As quoted in a review of A Swinger of Birches (1957) by Sydney Cox in Vermont History, Vol. 25 (1957), p. 355
1950s

Friedrich Nietzsche photo

„Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we love.“

—  Friedrich Nietzsche, livro Para Além do Bem e do Mal

Variante: One loves ultimately one's desires, not the thing desired.
Fonte: Beyond Good and Evil

Sharon Shinn photo
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec photo

„Love is a disease which fills you with a desire to be desired.“

—  Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec French painter 1864 - 1901

Quoted in: Peter McWilliams (1997) Love 101: To Love Oneself Is the Beginning of a Lifelong Romance. p. 23
undated quotes

William Sharp (writer) photo
Hanif Kureishi photo
Cesare Pavese photo

„Love is desire for knowledge.“

—  Cesare Pavese Italian poet, novelist, literary critic, and translator 1908 - 1950

This Business of Living (1935-1950)

Milan Kundera photo

„Love is the sun, desire – only flash.“

—  Руслана Коршунова fashion model 1987 - 2008

"Model's Web rants pined for love" in Daily News (29 June 2009)

Hanif Kureishi photo
Nora Roberts photo
Nicholas Sparks photo
Andrew Solomon photo

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“