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Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind. — William Shakespeare

Remove the temptation of idleness and cupids bow is useless. — Ovid

Sure there is music even in the beauty, and the silent note which Cupid strikes, far sweeter than the sound of an instrument. For there is music where ever there is a harmony, order, or proportion: and thus far we may maintain the music of the spheres. — Sir Thomas Browne

When I work, I try to eat as much vegetarian as possible. When I do Cupid, I eat vegetarian because I need the energy. I've got those wings on my back. — Karl Urban

I once took pleasure some place in seeing men, through piety, take a vow of ignorance, as of chastity, poverty, penitence. It is also castrating our disorderly appetites, to blunt that cupidity that pricks us on to the study of books, and to deprive the soul of that voluptuous complacency which tickles us with the notion of being learned. — Michel de Montaigne

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. — C. S. Lewis

Holy poverty confounds cupidity and avarice and the cares of this world. — Francis of Assisi

The truth is that cupidity, selfishness, envy, malice, lust, vindictiveness, are constant vices of human nature. — William Graham Sumner