Sunday, January 5, 2014

FOOD FOR THOUGHT... :-)


"...friendship between a man and a woman is something much more precious and rare than love: love is actually quite gross and even clumsy compared to friendship. Friendship includes a measure of sensitivity, attentiveness, generosity, and a finely-tuned sense of moderation."
Amos Oz (A Tale of Love and Darkness - great read, very much recommended)


Is that true? Sounds good, doesn't it?
 

7 comments:

wanda miller said...

are you reading it Yael? ;)

Tammie Lee said...

it does sound like a wonderful friendship. I would think that would also be a form of love.

Bob Bushell said...

Beautiful love.

vivilacht said...

I like it

Friko said...

Love should be accompanied by this sort of friendship. Perhaps that only happens between two people who know and like each other well. Even husband wife could be so lucky.

Sacramento Amate said...

It does.
Thank you so much for your lovely words, dear yael.
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Dawn of LaTouchables said...

I would suppose it depends on how one defines love. Is it romantic love? Love of filial attatchment? And the definition of friendship. The way Amos Oz describes it would be calm bliss--and I think it would include the element of 'time' and 'self-regard'. A great theme to think about, Yael.