„Rossini was gentle with her. "In one way or another, we all have to cope with the essential solitude of being human, whether we're celibate or married."
"If you're a good person, doesn't God fill your loneliness?"
"He fills it, I think, with a divine discontent."“

—  Morris L. West, Eminence (1998), Cardinal Luca Rossini and his daughter Luisa Ortega in Ch. 7
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