Six Intellectuals Answer The Simple Question: ‘What Is Love?’

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Valentine's Day is a celebration of love. But what is love, exactly? Here is footage of six cultural giants answering that question.

Valentine's Day is a celebration of love. But what is love, exactly? The above video takes archival footage of six cultural giants, all answering that question.

In order we see Norman Mailer, Maya Angelou, Ayn Rand, Truman Capote, Charles Bukowski and Nick Cave. Here are some of the best quotes they give:

"Love is a reward." -Norman Mailer

"Love is so powerful, it may be that which holds the stars in the firmament. It may be that which pushes and urges the blood in the veins." -Maya Angelou

"There can't be real friendship unless there's love." -Truman Capote

"When you're in that particular pure state of love, I mean everything becomes meaningless. It's great." -Nick Cave

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