It was 33 years ago today that the world lost a creative thinker, a talented musician, but above all, a man who truly believed in love as a means to change the world for the better — John Lennon. As the front man for The Beatles, we fell in love with his music. And when he left the music business and turned to a quieter, more intimate life away from the public eye with his lifetime love, Yoko Ono, we fell in love with his commitment to her. He was once quoted as saying,
"I can be alone without Yoko, but I just have no wish to be. There's no reason on earth why I should be alone without Yoko. There's nothing more important than our relationship, nothing. And we dig being together all the time. Both of us could survive apart but what for? I'm not going to sacrifice love, real love for any whore or any friend or any business, because in the end you're alone at night and neither of us want to be. And you can't fill a bed with groupies. It doesn't work. I don't want to be a swinger. I've been through it all and nothing works better than to have someone you love hold you."
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