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Sanskrit has ninety-six words for love;
Ancient Persian has eighty;
And English only one.
This is indicative of the poverty of awareness or emphasis that we give to that tremendously important realm of feeling.
Eskimos have thirty words for snow, because it is a life-and-death matter to them to have exact information about the element they live with so intimately.
If we had a vocabulary of thirty words for love … we would immediately be richer and more intelligent in this human element so close to our heart.
An Eskimo probably would die of clumsiness if he had only one word for snow;
We are close to dying of loneliness because we have only one word for love. Of all the Western languages, English may be the most lacking when it come to feeling."