Love makes its home in those of a soft disposition

Symposium (Plato) 195e

ἐν γὰρ ἤθεσι καὶ ψυχαῖς θεῶν καὶ ἀνθρώπων τὴν οἴκησιν ἵδρυται, καὶ οὐκ αὖ ἑξῆς ἐν πάσαις ταῖς ψυχαῖς, ἀλλ᾽ ᾗτινι ἂν σκληρὸν ἦθος ἐχούσῃ ἐντύχῃ, ἀπέρχεται, ᾗ δ᾽ ἂν μαλακόν, οἰκίζεται.

(Roughly: For Love makes its home in the souls and dispositions of gods and men, and not in all souls equally, but when it should chance on one having a hard disposition, it flees; and when it chances on a soft one, it abides.)

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