Love hurts more than ever before (blame the internet and capitalism) | Life and style | The Observer

by peterjukes

“The chains of marriage are so heavy it takes two to bear them, sometimes three.”

Alexandre Dumas

“We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence and its only end.”

Benjamin Disraeli

“There is love of course. And then there is life, its enemy.”

French dramatist Jean Anouilh

“Culturally, emotionally, the whole ideas of romance is gone, gone, gone.”

Maureen Dowd, New York commentator

“But to see her was to love her, love but her, and love for ever.”

Robert Burns in Ae Fond Kiss, written to a women who left him to save her marriage

“Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your heart or burn down your house, you never can tell.”

Actress Joan Crawford

“The word love has by no means the same sense for both sexes.”

Simone de Beauvoir

“Happiness in marriage is a matter of chance. If the dispositions of the parties are ever so well known to each other or ever so similar beforehand, it does not advance their felicity in the least.”

Jane Austen

“Little by little, absence chilled the flame of love, the pangs of regret were dulled by habit.”

Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary

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