The Energies of Love
The second time we discover fire
“Someday, after we have mastered the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love. Then, for the second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.”
— Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Though I would add it's less about harnessing them and more about dancing with them, till we realize we are the dance rather than the dancers. There is a certain hubris entailed in the idea that Love is something that needs to be “mastered” that belongs to an age that I feel we're on our way to surpassing.
As I wrote elsewhere it is more about surrendering than it is about mastering, though that surrender is not a submission but a recognition of an identity that in its realization transcends duality. In other words, we become love for what we surrender is the illusion that we are anything but.
From On Love, NY: Harper & Row (1967), pp. 33-34. Found in Syntropy: The Spirit of Love by Ulisse Di Corpo and Antonella Vannini.