This quote appeared in a page-a-day calendar recently.
Love doesn’t sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all of the time, made new.
I have been unable to verify who the original author is. The page-a-day calendar credits Ursula K. Le Guin, one of my favorite authors, whose style is certainly consistent with the quote. But in trying to find where she said it, I discovered competingattributions of the same quote to Og Mandino. (There’s even this page, which attributes it to both, though it credits Le Guin with more variants of it.)
I don’t know how to resolve the question. I really wish those sites that deal in quotations would provide more details – where they said it and when, or link to someone who does give those details. After all, I think writers should get appropriate credit for their…
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