Is LOVE the greatest pain of all? - Powerful words for anyone who's ever loved or been in love

<p>"Love at first sight is always spoken in the past tense. The scene is perfectly adapted to this temporal phenomenon: distinct, abrupt, framed, it is already a memory [...] "for a certain time, though a finite one, a deranged interval, something has been successful: I have been fulfilled: all my desires abolished by the plenitude of their satisfaction." Roland Barthes</p>