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Gottfried Leibniz Quotes: To love is to be delighted by the happiness of someone, or to experience pleasure upon the happiness of another. I define this as true love.
         

To love is to be delighted by the happiness of someone, or to experience pleasure upon the happiness of another. I define this as true love.


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