Elizabeth Barrett Browning on Love and the Seductions of Honesty

browning_loveletters

‘For two people to be honest with each other about what is most difficult, even when truthfulness comes with a razing edge of sorrow, is a hard-earned privilege measured by the magnitude of their love for one another.’

“How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.”

https://www.brainpickings.org/2017/07/07/elizabeth-barrett-browning-love-letters-truthfulness

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s