Thomas Mann

“Isn’t it grand, isn’t it good, that language has only one word for everything we associate with love – from utter sanctity to the most fleshly lust? The result is perfect clarity in ambiguity, for love cannot be disembodied even in its most sanctified forms, nor is it without sanctity even at its most fleshly. Love is always simply itself, both as a subtle affirmation of life and as the highest passion; love is our sympathy with organic life.”

Thomas Mann, The Enchanted Mountain
Art: Laura Livia Grigore

This is part of a series of quotes I’m curating for my novel Soul Healing, A Magical Story for Cheerful Hearts

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