Strong affection or compassion for another arising out of familial or personal bonds, or an affection based on admiration, benevolence, or common interests; or based on romantic or sexual desire. An enthusiasm, devotion, or desire. Or the object of devotion, admiration, or attraction. Or unselfish loyal and benevolent concern for the good of another. Or sexual intercourse; copulation.Quotations: "Whatever thy hand findest to do, do it with all thy heart." Jesus Christ. "Ars Artium Ars Amoris." (The art of all arts: the art of love.) Saint . . . . , a medieval monk, quoted by Thomas Merton (1915-1968), Trappist monk and writer. [Thomas Merton identified the author in a book Merton wrote, but ArtLex has lost this reference. Please send me the identity of this monk if you can.