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Who said, "Somebody, your father or mine, should have told us that not many people have ever died of love. But multitudes have perished, and are perishing every hour – and in the oddest places! – for the lack of it."? -> David
Who said, "You never have loved anyone, I am sure you never will"? -> Giovanni
Who said, "I'm sort of queer for girls myself."? -> Jacques
Who said, "Because there is no affection in them, and no joy. It's like putting an electric plug in a dead socket. Touch, but no contact. All touch, but no contact and no light."? -> Jacques
Who said, "I'll soon be gone. Then you can shout it to those hills out there, shout it to the peasants, how guilty you are, how you love to be guilty!"? -> David