We do not love their desire.

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What we love in other human
beings is the hoped for satisfaction
.of our desire.We do not love their
desire.If what we loved in them
was their desire, then we should
love them as ourself.

Simone Weil

Quoted in ” Tenebrae” by Geoffrey Hill

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I like poetry and history, literature and music.
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