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Vladimir Jankélévitch

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Biography - Vladimir Jankélévitch:

French philosopher and musicologist.
Born: 1903 - Died: 1985
20th century
Place of birth: France

We cannot say why. The reason for love is love. The reason for love is that we love.




On ne peut pas dire pourquoi. La raison de l'amour, c'est l'amour. La raison de l'amour, c'est qu'on aime.

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It is difficult to define love; all we can say is, that in the soul it is a desire to rule, in the mind it is a sympathy, and in the body it is a hidden and delicate wish to possess what we love—Plus many mysteries.

Quotes for: love


Quotes about love:

Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.

To live means to love, but above all, to love life.

Love, love, all the rest is nothing.

Intelligence has value only in the service of love.

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.

Love, and do what you will.


Vladimir Jankélévitch also said...

If life is ephemeral, the fact of having lived a life which is ephemeral is an eternal fact.

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