For, after all, let a woman be ever so good, – and you to me are all that is good, – a man should not allow his love to dominate his intellect.
Source: Anthony Trollope in The Way We Live Now, p.121
Ha , ha, ha.
Easier said than done.
Since times immemorial, men in love have had their intellect, should they possess any, completely clouded in the feverish passion of their amour.
Men will willingly yield their patrimony, their kingdom and, sometimes, even their lives in the foolish pursuit of love.