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Read the 13 greatest love letters and tributes from American presidents to their wives



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  • Valentine’s Day is upon us, and it’s time to show your significant other that you really care.
  • But we know how hard coming up with the right words can be. So if you’re looking for a little inspiration, take a lesson from some of history’s greatest orators and writers.
  • Here are the thirteen greatest love letters and tributes from US presidents to their wives from George Washington to Barack Obama. 

SEE ALSO: The ancient story behind Valentine’s Day is more brutal than romantic

Ronald Reagan tells Nancy how much he loves her.

“I more than love you, I’m not whole without you. You are life itself to me. When you are gone I’m waiting for you to return so I can start living again.”

Ronald Reagan to Nancy Reagan


Woodrow Wilson talks of his perfect love.

“You are more wonderful and lovely in my eyes than you ever were before; and my pride and joy and gratitude that you should love me with such a perfect love are beyond all expression, except in some great poem which I cannot write.”

Woodrow Wilson to Edith Bolling


And his “precious little girl.”

“Please go to ride with us this evening, precious little girl, so that I can whisper something in your ear — something of my happiness and love, and accept this, in the meantime, as a piece out of my very heart, which is all yours but cannot be sent as I wish to send it by letter.”

Woodrow Wilson to Edith Bolling


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