HELENA: Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
And therefore is wing’d Cupid painted blind.
(A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act I, Scene I)
JESSICA: But love is blind, and lovers cannot see
The pretty follies that themselves commit;
(The Merchant of Venice, Act II, Scene VI)
(Artwork: The Lovers by Rene Magritte. Photo from: The Dasein Project by Thomas Moore)