The philosopher ought never to try to avoid the duty of making up his mind.
Friendship is a very taxing and arduous form of leisure activity.
Being influential is not the mark of a great book.
Theories of love are found in the works of scientists, philosophers, and theologians.
Freedom is the emancipation from the arbitrary rule of other men.
Love wishes to perpetuate itself. Love wishes for immortality.
Not to engage in the pursuit of ideas is to live like ants instead of like men.
Aristotle uses a mother’s love for her child as the prime example of love or friendship.
Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone, each of us is deeply lonely.
Ultimately, we wish the joy of perfect union with the person we love.
The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn’t contain a single idea.
Erotic or sexual love can truly be love if it is not selfishly sexual or lustful.