Verily, a man should not cling to those who have passed, for he will likely neglect service to the living.
So much of the language of love was like that: you devoured someone with your eyes, you drank in the sight of him, you swallowed him whole. Love was substance, broken down and beating through your bloodstream.
Too bad,Elizabeth. You're Stuck with me.Not for a few decades,not for centuries. You're tied to me forever. That boy and girl offspring you talked off? They'll come from me--or no one.
For God's sake, let's take the word 'possess' and put a brick round its neck and drown it ... We can't possess one another. We can only give and hazard all we have.
What? Just because I can't have you right now, doesn't mean I'm okay with him having you.
I spend a quarter of every day you. When you set limits outside of that I can't help but see them as arbitrary.
Rahul had wondered how someone could love their beloved so much that their dedication to them became one of the wonders of the world.