When you fall in love, it is a tem­po­rary mad­ness. It erupts like an earth­quake, and then it sub­sides. And when it sub­sides, you have to make a de­ci­sion. You have to work out whether your roots are be­come so en­twined to­geth­er that it is in­con­ceiv­able that you should ever part.

– Cap­tain Corel­li’s Mandolin