course of true love never did run smooth

course of true love never did run smooth

Prov. People in love with each other often have to overcome difficulties in order to be together. (From Shakespeare's play, A Midsummer Night's Dream.) Jill: What am I going to do? My boyfriend's job is transferring him to Texas, and I have to stay here. Jane: The course of true love never did run smooth.
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Shakespeare said the course of true love never did run smooth and I had a sense it had to be painful.
Dating has always been an imprecise science and, inasmuch as the Bard reminds us that the course of true love never did run smooth, Cupid's arrows often miss their mark.
As Shakespeare so aptly says, ``The course of true love never did run smooth.