However much I might try to expound or explain Love, when I come to Love itself, I am ashamed of my explanations… Love alone can explain the mysteries of love and lovers.
May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day in paradise.
Beg of God the removal of envy, that God may deliver you from externals, and bestow upon you an inward occupation, which will absorb you so that your attention is not drawn away.
Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise.
The gifts of lovers to one another are, in respect to love, nothing but forms; yet, they testify to invisible love.
Sunlight fell upon the wall; the wall received a borrowed splendor. Why set your heart on a piece of earth, O simple one? Seek out the source which shines forever.
Woman is a ray of God. She is not that earthly beloved: she is creative, not created.
The moment I first heard love I gave up my soul, my heart, and my eyes.
That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquillity.
It may be that the satisfaction I need depends on my going away, so that when I’ve gone and come back, I’ll find it at home.