Jay wrote at 2014-11-01 02:43:19
I would disagree with the previous answer regarding the first quote. I do not think the author is suggesting that our hearts "cannot learn" but rather that love is never ending learning process,  and that we are constantly evolving with each new experience. That's my perspective.

I would agree regarding the second quote. :-)  


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