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Quotes from The Course of Love by Alain de Botton: “What we typically call love is only the start of love.” “Love means admiration for qualities in the lover that promise to correct our weeknesses and imbalances; love is a search for completion.” “Love is also, and equally, about weekness, about being touched by another’s […]

Quotes from The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera: “Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor. Which is to say, love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory.” “Shit is a more onerous theological problem than is evil. Since God gave man freedom, we can, […]

(알랭 드 보통의 1994년 작 The Romantic Movement 는 국내에서 ‘우리는 사랑일까’ 라는 제목으로 번역되었다.) 여기가 아닌 곳을 향한 향수병 알랭 드 보통은 그의 소설 The Romantic Movement 의 초반부에서 주인공을 이렇게 묘사한다. To take D. H. Lawrence’s definition, she was a Romantic in being ‘homesick for somewhere else‘ … 찾아 보니 원래는 D. H. […]


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