# 1 Love Poems
Great loves too must be endured.
Coco Chanel, 1972
It was a great holiness, a religion, as all great loves must bc.
ELSIE DE WOLFF
After All, 1935
Great loves were almost always great tragedies. Perhaps it was because love was never truly great until the element of sacrifice entered into it.
MARY ROBERTS RINEHART
Dangerous Days, 1919
In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes.
The San Francisco Chronicle, 1982
There is a love that begins in the head, and goes down to the heart, and grows slowly; but it lasts till death, and asks less than it gives. There is another love, that blots out wisdom, that is sweet with the sweetness of life and hitter with the bitterness of death, lasting for an hour, but it is worth having lived a whole life for that hour.
The Story of an African Farm, 1883
Use sparingly and wisely.
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