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Woe, alas! to him who shall have loved only bodies, forms, appearances! Death will deprive him of all. Try to love souls, you will find them again.
Translation by Isabel F. Hapgood in 1887
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“I do not think of you: you are ever before my soul!”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“The Sorrows of Young Werther”
“Tereza knew what happens during the moment love is born: the woman cannot resist the voice calling forth her terrified soul; the man cannot resist the woman whose soul thus responds to his voice.”
“The Unbearable Lightness of Being”
"Woe, alas! to him who shall have loved only bodies, forms, appearances! Death will deprive him of all. Try to love souls, you will find them again." Victor Hugo, Les Misérables (1862).
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