"We crave love. And we deceive ourselves again and again. Finally the day comes ...when we lift toward God the homage we ought never to have given elsewhere."
(George Sand, Lelia., tr. by M.J. Howe.)
"Amo quia amo, amo ut amem."
("I love simply because I love, and I love in order to love."--St. Bernard of Clairvaux)