„Friendship is always helpful, but love sometimes even does harm“

—  Seneca

Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium (Moral Letters to Lucilius), Letter XXXV
Originál: (la) Amicitia semper prodest, amor aliquando etiam nocet

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„Love is not always evil, truth to tell;
Though harm he does, he serves the good as well.“

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„A friendship that like love is warm;
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„In friendship and in love, one is often happier because of what one does not know than what one knows.“

—  François de La Rochefoucauld, kniha Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims

Dans l'amitié comme dans l'amour on est souvent plus heureux par les choses qu'on ignore que par celles que l'on sait.
Variant translation: In friendship as in love, we are often happier due to the things we are unaware of than the things we know.
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„Jealousy is always born with love but does not always die with it.“

—  François de La Rochefoucauld, kniha Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims

La jalousie naît toujours avec l'amour, mais elle ne meurt pas toujours avec lui.
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„All I know does not even help me to know it.“

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„In real life, help is given out of friendship, or it is not valued; it is received from the hand of friendship, or it is resented.“

—  Robert Louis Stevenson, kniha Across the Plains

Zdroj: Across the Plains (1892), Ch. IX, Beggars.
Kontext: We should wipe two words from our vocabulary: gratitude and charity. In real life, help is given out of friendship, or it is not valued; it is received from the hand of friendship, or it is resented.

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