There is no joy on this earth like falling in love with a woman and managing at the same time the trick of keeping just enough perspective to see her fall in love too, to see her begin to see you in a different way, to see her color change, eyes soften, her hand of itself reach for you. … And there is no pain on this earth like seeing the same woman look at another man the way she once looked at you.

Walker Percy (1916-1990) American author, philosopher
Lancelot, ch. 5 (1977)
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Added on 4-May-20 | Last updated 4-May-20
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