„It is quite true that you have had infinitely more influence on me intellectually than anyone, and for this alone I love you.“
„She said, "Love isn't enough. Your parents have to know how to relate to you, and to each other. They have to want to be with you more than with anyone else. They have to love being home more than anywhere in the world, and they have to be more interested in you than in…"
"Snakes and tornadoes," I suggested.
"God, I love them. They're nice, Jimmy, they really are, and they mean well. But they live inside themselves more than not, and they keep their doors closed. You see them mostly through windows."“
— Dean Koontz American author 1945
Chapter 36; conversation between Lorrie Lynn Hicks and Jimmy Tock
„I have no love for the Jews, but they have great influence everywhere. It is better to leave them alone. Hitler's antisemitism has already brought him more enemies than is necessary.“
— Benito Mussolini Duce and President of the Council of Ministers of Italy. Leader of the National Fascist Party and subsequent Republic... 1883 - 1945
Mussolini in conversation with the Austrian ambassador to Italy in 1932 over the then-predicted rise of Adolf Hitler to power in Germany. As quoted in Esau's Tears: Modern Anti-Semitism and the Rise of the Jews, Albert S. Lindemann, Cambridge University Press (1997), p466.
„Where, where, are you tonight?
Why did you leave me here all alone?
I searched the world over,
And thought I found true love.
You met another and
Pfft! you were gone.“
— Buck Owens American country singer-songwriter 1929 - 2006
" Pfft You Were Gone" - comedic country song often featured on Hee Haw
„He knew that I love you also means I love you in a way that no one loves you, or has loved you, or will love you, and also, I love you in a way that I love no one else, and never have loved anyone else, and never will love anyone else.“
— Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated
— Anne Brontë British novelist and poet 1820 - 1849
Ch. XXIII : First weeks of Matrimony; Helen to Arthur
„In this life, no matter what anyone promises you, what allegiances of love or fealty they swear or what gods they pray to, you will never have more than what you have at this moment.“
— Richard Kadrey San Francisco-based novelist, freelance writer, and photographer 1957