Heloise and Abelard quotes – A New Biography

Heloise and Abelard’ is one of history’s most passionate and romantic true love stories. The nine hundred year old love affair of the 12th century philosopher and theologian and his student Heloise continues to inspire and move us. Their passionate relationship scandalized the community in which they lived. The details of their physical and spiritual intimacy is also a cautionary tale for our time.

Heloise and Abelard quotes - A New Biography

Heloise and Abelard quotes – A New Biography

“Know indeed that the midday sun has risen for you, that the chorus of birds is rejoicing over your health…
And look too how, now that this slight snow has melted, all things flourish again, the seasons will smile on them and by the grace of God there will be for us a not unfamiliar joy.”
(Heloise)

“Physicists say often that the moon does not shine without the sun, and that when deprived of this light, it is robbed of all benefit of heat and brightness and presents to humans a dark ashen sphere.”
(Abelard)

“To half my heart and part of my soul: what I am I entrust to you. I am yours as long as I live…”
(Heloise)

Photo : English Country Garden Wedding

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