Love works a different way in different minds, the foolenlightens and the wise he blinds.
In love we become magnificent. A man can be so changed and enobled by love, as to be unrecognizable as the same person.
The maiden imagines the sicerity behind the love-lit face, - what is she to believe in if not in this vision woven from within?
The final purpose of love and courtship is more important than all the other aims of life, for it is the initiative by which the new generation presses on into existence.
In love, we are directly under the sway of nature; our usual prudence and selfinterest forsake us, free-will is subordinated, and, for the time being, the subconscious wil leads and commands us.