«Ἐὰν ταῖς γλώσσαις τῶν ἀνθρώπων λαλῶ καὶ τῶν ἀγγέλων, ἀγάπην δὲ μὴ ἔχω, χαλκός γέγονα και κύμβαλον αλαλάζον». (Απόστολος Παύλος).
“This love means an affirmative desire towards the Other–to respect the Other, to pay attention to the Other, not to destroy the otherness of the Other–and this is the preliminary affirmation, even if afterwards because of this love, you ask questions. ” (Jaques Derrida).
“My psycho-analytic work has convinced me that when in the baby’s mind the conflicts between love and hate arise, and the fears of losing the loved one become active, a very important step is made in development.” Melanie Klein
“In the beginning was Love”. Julia Kristeva
‘Compassion and love are not mere luxuries.
As the source both of inner and external peace,
they are fundamental to the continued survival of our species.’
His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama
"Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired." Mother Teresa
“Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ” Martin Luther King, Jr.
“When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won.” Mahatma Gandi