Quotation by Denis De Rougemont

One possessed a thousand and three women (in Spain alone), the other only one. But it is multiplicity that is impoverished, while the entire world is concentrated in a single being infinitely possessed. Tristan no longer needs the world—because he loves! While Don Juan, always loved, cannot love in return. Hence his anguish and his frenzied course.
Denis De Rougemont (b. 1906), Swiss author. Love in the Western World, bk. Iv, ch. 13, Harcourt Brace (1940).
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