Leonard Cohen Invokes Feelings For Marianne After They Separated As Evidence That “Love Never Dies”

lifewithcohen1

2008 Newspaper Ad: Marianne Ihlen “My Life With Leonard Cohen”

quoteup2
People change and their bodies change and their hair grows gray and falls out and their bodies decay and die… but there is something that doesn’t change about love and about the feelings we have for people. Marianne, the woman of So Long, Marianne, when I hear her voice on the telephone, I know something is completely intact even though our lives have separated and we’ve gone our very different paths. I feel that love never dies, and that when there is an emotion strong enough to gather a song around it, that there is something about that emotion that is indestructible…quotedown2

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen quotation is from his 1992 Interview with Serge Simonart.

One thought on “Leonard Cohen Invokes Feelings For Marianne After They Separated As Evidence That “Love Never Dies”