Margery Kempe (c. 1373-1439+)
“There is no gift so holy as is the gift of love, nor anything so much to be desired as love, for love may gain what it desires.”
- The Book of Margery Kempe (Book 1, chapter 21), dictated by Margery Kempe, and translated to modern English by B. A. Windeatt. New York, Penguin Classics, 2000.