“‘. . . No one is truly dead until they are no longer loved.’” Théophile Gautier’s contes fantastiques: My Fantoms; selected, translated and with an introduction by Richard Holmes

“. . . it is faith that creates gods, and it is love that creates women. No one is truly dead until they are no longer loved.” . . . Nothing, in fact, actually dies: everything goes on existing, always. No power on earth can obliterate that which has once had being. Every act, every [...]