Compatible Quotes: Couples

One’s not half of two; two are halves of one. ― E.E. Cummings

Couples are wholes and not wholes, what agrees disagrees, the concordant is discordant. From all things one and from one all things. —Heraclitus

What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life–to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting? ― George Eliot, Adam Bede

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  1. says

    “He had just what we needed. He had the line and he had the rhythm. The way he got from one note to the other and the way he played the rhythm fit what we were trying to do perfectly. We heard him and knew the music had to go his way…. He was the other half of my heartbeat.” — Dizzy Gillespie on Charlie Parker

    They were a brilliant couple indeed!

    • says

      Another wonderful couple got praised by a famous bystander, better: Ear- & eyewitness —

      “At the time of my first meeting with Billie [Holiday] she also met up with Lester Young. And there was one of the greatest companionships that I’ve ever seen, and that is all it was, and ever would be. They were so close that many believed them to be in love, but that was never the case. If you’ve ever seen two guys become great pals, then you can see the companionship of Billie and Lester. I know this, because I was one of the “Unholy Three”, as we called ourselves when we were together in some pad in Harlem.” — Buck Clayton on Lady Day & Pres.

      Have found this quote here.