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We were married for almost 45 years. We fought all the time, it wasnt a great love or anything, it wasnt a great, all-co
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"We were married for almost 45 years. We fought all the time, it wasn't a great love or anything, it wasn't a great, all-consuming passion. She was just there. A lot of people were startled because we didn't seem devoted but we were"

- Hugh Leonard

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In this quote, Hugh Leonard reviews his long marriage of practically 45 years. He confesses that they fought constantly and their love was not a grand, passionate affair. However, he likewise reveals that his wife was a consistent presence in his life and in spite of their absence of outward displays of commitment, they were truly committed to each other. This might appear unexpected to others who anticipated a more extreme and romantic relationship, however to Leonard, their love was stable and long-lasting. It reveals that love can take many kinds and does not always need to be loud or significant to be genuine and meaningful.

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Hugh Leonard This quote is written / told by Hugh Leonard between November 9, 1926 and February 12, 2009. He was a famous Dramatist from Ireland. The author also have 19 other quotes.

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