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Love is as much of an object as an obsession, everybody wants it, everybody seeks it, but few ever achieve it, those who do will cherish it, be lost in it, and among all, never... never forget it.
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Etymology

First attested circa 14th century, Middle English ardaunt, from Old French ardant, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ardentem, nominative of ardens, present participle of ardere, "to burn."

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  1. full of ardor; fervent, passionate
  2. burning; glowing; shining

Quotations

  • 1956Arthur C. Clarke, The City and the Stars, p 43
    This ardent exploration, absorbing all his energy and interest, made him forget for the moment the mystery of his heritage and the anomaly that cut him off from all his fellows.

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