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If a person loves only one other person and is indifferent to all others, his love is not love but a symbiotic attachment, or an enlarged egotism. - Erich Fromm


Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains. - Thomas Jefferson


A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends. - George Washington


Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached. - Simone Weil


When you move amidst the world of sense, free from attachment and aversion alike, there comes the peace in which all sorrows end, and you life in the wisdom of the Self. - Bhagavad Gita


Apostate: A leech who, having penetrated the shell of a turtle only to find that the creature has long been dead, deems it expedient to form a new attachment to a fresh turtle. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce


We forgive once we give up attachment to our wounds. - Russell Banks


Men are more evanescent than pictures, yet one sorrows for lost friends, and pictures are my friends. I have none others. I am never long enough with men to attach myself to them; and whatever feelings of attachment I have are to material things. - John Ruskin