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Eros Quotes

Eros Quotes by Isabel Allende, Gustavo Esteva, John Updike, Theodor Adorno, Hakim Bey, Unknown and many others.

Eros is very close to death. And both things, in a way, balance each other.
Isabel Allende
It is urgent to show ourselves at the side of our compaГ±eros in San Marcos AvilГ©s. The threat is immediate. The Committees of the True Word must make ourselves known in every way we can, to show clearly the strength of our solidarity.
Gustavo Esteva
Eros is everywhere. It is what binds.
John Updike
Fear and destructiveness are the major emotional sources of fascism, eros belongs mainly to democracy.
Theodor Adorno
the dullard sees no eros in fine champagne; the sorcerer can fall intoxicated on a glass of water
Hakim Bey
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Unknown
Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities.
C. S. Lewis
Eros is an ego-overwhelming, boundary dissolving, breakthrough creating force scripted into human life that is pretty intrinsically psychedelic.
Terence McKenna
All the concessions we make to Eros are holes in our desire for the absolute.
Emile M. Cioran
This letter gives me a tongue; and were I not allowed to write, I should be dumb.
[Lat., Praebet mihi littera linguam:
Et, si non liceat scribere, mutus ero.]
Ovid
Better to be miserable with her than happy without her. Let our hearts break provided they break together. If the voice within us does not say this it is not the voice of Eros.
C. S. Lewis
Frienship is eros…without wings
Lord Byron
Be passionate. Generate the magnetic power of eros through sensual, mental, and spiritual delight.
John Friend
Two things of opposite natures seem to depend / One on another, as Logos depends / On Eros, day on night, the imagined On the real. / This is the origin of change.
Wallace Stevens
In mauve sea-orchids as in her striking earlier book Guardians of the Secret, Lila Zemborain brings into relationship the viscera of the body and the spill of the universe in tense compositions that blur distinctions between lyric and prose poetry, between science and eros.
Forrest Gander
Um, Dr. Alexander, there’s a couple out here who say they’re related to you. They…um…they’re biker people. (Nurse) Hey, Julian. Tell Attila the Hun here that we’re okay so we can come and ooh and aah over the babies. (Eros)
Sherrilyn Kenyon
The precarious ontological link between Logos and Eros is broken, and scientific rationality emerges as essentially neutral.
Herbert Marcuse
There is always tension in women’s gymnastics between athleticism, grace, performance, and eros.
Meghan O’Rourke
Eros is not tranquil-it gives us spikes of happiness rather than a constant feeling of wellbeing. It’s the love we feel at the beginning of a love affair and corresponds to the expression ‘falling in love’ since it is as involuntary an impulse as a physical fall.
François Lelord
Please tell me your master isn’t Aeolus.” “That airhead?” Favonius snorted. “No, of course not.” “He means Eros.” Nico’s voice turned edgy. “Cupid, in Latin.” Favonius smiled. “Very good, Nico di Angelo. I’m glad to see you again, by the way. It’s been a long time.
Rick Riordan
For I must tell you that we artists cannot tread the path of Beauty without Eros keeping company with us and appointing himself as our guide.
Thomas Mann
If a seperate personal Paradise exists for each of us mine must irreparably be planted with trees of words which the wind silvers like poplars, by people who see their confiscated justice given back, and by birds that even in the midst of the truth of death insist on singing in Greek and saying, eros, eros, eros.
Odysseas Elytis
Eros is not tranquil – it gives us spikes of happiness rather than a constant feeling of wellbeing. It’s the love we feel at the beginning of a love affair and corresponds to the expression ‘falling in love’ since it is as involuntary an impulse as a physical fall.
Francois Lelord
Our Being is Becoming, not stasis. Our Science is Utopia, our Reality is Eros, our Desire is Revolution.
Murray Bookchin
The spark of eros provides color and flavor to delight in our sensuality. Without generating this creative juice, many people feel uninspired and dry in their lives.
John Friend
Why did you hit him? (Grace) Because it gave me a great deal of pleasure. (Julian) Nice. You haven’t seen me in what, two thousand years? So, instead of a friendly, brotherly hug, I get slugged. (Eros)
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Nico’s voice was like broken glass. “I- I wasn’t in love with Annabeth.” “You were jealous of her,” Jason said. “That’s why you didn’t want to be around her. Especially why you don’t want to be around… him. It makes total sense.
Rick Riordan
God’s love, and hence the love with which we come to love God, is eros and agape at once: a desire for the other that delights in the distance of otherness.
David Bentley Hart
One rational voice is dumb: over a grave
The household of Impulse mourns one dearly loved.
Sad is Eros, builder of cities,
And weeping anarchic Aphrodite.
W. H. Auden
Civilization is a process in the service of Eros, whose purpose is to combine single human individuals, and after that families, then races, peoples and nations, into one great unity, the unity of mankind. Why this has to happen, we do not know; the work of Eros is precisely this.
Sigmund Freud
Photography has a natural affinity for the strategies of surrealism – the exaltation of chance and eros, the exploration of obsession and the release of the unconscious.
Douglas McCulloh
The Green-eyed Monster causes much woe, but the absence of this ugly serpent argues the presence of a corpse whose name is Eros.
Minna Antrim
Writing, playing, composing, painting, reading, listening, looking-all require that we submit to being swept away by Eros, to a transformation of self of the kind that happens when we fall in love.
Stephen Nachmanovitch