"There is no remedy for love but to love more"—
David Henry Thoreau The author's Journal, excerpted from The Thoreau you don't Know... (2009) by Robert Sullivan, page 87Deeply in love with a woman named Ellen, whom his own brother John also loved, Henry David Thoreau penned this line in his journal in 1839. He later proposed to her in 1841, as did his brother, and both were rejected.
"Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul."—
St. Aurelius Augustine The Little Book of Bathroom Philosophy : Daily Wisdom from the Greatest Thinkers (2004) by Gregory Bergman, p. 50The original, full quote reads "Quantum in te crescit amor, tantum crescit pulchritudo; quia ipsa charitas est animae pulchritudo," and was fully translated as "Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul." Here Augstine points out the inherent beauty that takes root within us when we love.