Quotes


Quotes About Human Relationships




It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
Hermann Hesse

To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job.
Simone de Beauvoir

Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
Marlene Dietrich

What does it matter how many lovers you have if none of them gives you the universe?
Jacques Lacan

In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
Graham Greene

Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it.
Chuck Palahniuk

It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he ceases to be loved.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

He who lives in our mind is near though he may actually be far away; but he who is not in our heart is far though he may really be nearby.
Chanakya

If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they're yours; if they don't they never were.
Richard Bach

We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics.
Joyce Meyer


Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.
Keanu Reeves

A person isn't who they are during the last conversation you had with them - they're who they've been throughout your whole relationship.
Rainer Maria Rilke

Remember that no relationship is a total waste of time. You can always learn something about yourself.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
Katharine Hepburn

The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
Thomas Merton

What love we've given, we'll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.
Leo Buscaglia

God is more interested in your future and your relationships than you are.
Billy Graham

Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.
Bob Marley


Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.
Wayne Dyer

We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
Mother Teresa

How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Wayne Dyer

When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.
Maya Angelou

My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.
Rita Rudner

Don't smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.
Leo Buscaglia

The easiest kind of relationship for me is with ten thousand people. The hardest is with one.
Joan Baez

Care is a state in which something does matter; it is the source of human tenderness.
Rollo May

People change and forget to tell each other.
Lillian Hellman

I don't think it's necessarily healthy to go into relationships as a needy person. Better to go in with a full deck.
Anjelica Huston

Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

A sensible woman should be guided by her head when taking a husband, and by her heart when taking a lover.
Ninon de L'Enclos

We don't develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.
Barbara De Angelis

There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
Bryant H. McGill

Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.
Mike Murdock


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