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Welcome to our collection of relationship quotes. We hope you enjoy pondering them and please share widely.

Most of your happiness will come from your relationships with others. Handle them with care.

--Brian Tracy

A healthy relationship is built on unwavering trust.

--Beau Mirchoff

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

--Brian Tracy

To know when to go away and when to come closer is the key to any lasting relationship.

--Doménico Cieri Estrada

Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.

--Wayne W. Dyer

Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.

--Hugh Mackay

The only real battle in life is between hanging on and letting go.

--Shannon L. Alder

Without relationships, we have nothing.

--Esther Wojcicki

Two halves do not make a whole when it comes to a healthy relationship: it takes two wholes.

--Patricia L. Fry

Love does not care to define and is never in a hurry to do so.

--Charles Du Bos

That which is created in a relationship can be fixed in a relationship.

--Murray Bowen

One of the better guarantors of ending up in a good relationship: an advanced capacity to be alone.

--Alain de Botton

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

--Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Real relationship is gritty and earthy, the stuff that life is made of.

--Amy Grant

In a relationship, any interaction is really one of the heart.

--Amy Leigh Mercree

In the end, we all just want someone that chooses us, over everyone else, under any circumstances.


Work on your relationships... Relationships need renewal or they die.

--Bo Sanchez

A relationship is like another job, you know, you have to work at it all the time.

--Candice Swanepoel

Selfish people will never get to experience the joy of human connection.

--Carlos Del Valle

#1 relationship rule: over communicate.

--Carlos Del Valle

The most important relationship is the one you have with yourself.

--Diane von Furstenberg

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

--Graham Greene

Assumptions are the termites of relationships.

--Henry Winkler

Everything you want in life is a relationship away.

--Idowu Koyenikan

If you are in a relationship, it has to be a good one. If it isn't, it's best to just leave it.

--Irina Shayk

I think a good relationship is about collaboration.

--Jennifer Aniston

Every human interaction is composed of: need, competition, or war.

--Kapil Gupta

Vulnerability is the essence of connection and connection is the essence of existence.

--Leo Christopher

Commitment is inherent in any genuinely loving relationship.

--M. Scott Peck

A good relationship is a competition of generosity.


Seeing the world differently is one of the toughest incompatibilities to reconcile in a relationship.

--Mariella Frostrup

You can never say no, that's impossible when it comes to human behavior or human relationships.

--Marty Rubin

A good relationship is a contest of love.

--Matshona Dhliwayo

Relationship is an art. The dream that two people create is more difficult to master than one.

--Miguel Angel Ruiz

Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.

--Mike Murdock

When love is a relationship, it creates misery. When love is a state of being, it creates bliss.


Be human: accept the other person's humanity with all the frailty humanity is prone to.


The business of business is relationships; the business of life is human connection.

--Robin Sharma

Compliment people behind their back.

--Sahil Lavingia

Do not sabotage your new relationship with your last relationship's poison.

--Steve Maraboli

A healthy relationship is one in which love enriches you; not imprisons you.

--Steve Maraboli

A lot of people seem to want to make the institution of marriage substitute for a real relationship.

--Susan Faludi

Opposites may attract, but I wouldn't put my money on a relationship of financial opposites.

--Suze Orman

In intimate relationships, if we start trying to be more real, it's very scary.

--Tara Brach

Ask anyone who has been in a love relationship for a while: nothing is perfect.

--Tracy McMillan

Relationships, like cars, should undergo regular services to make sure they are still roadworthy.

--Zygmunt Bauman

Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.

--Anthony J. D'Angelo

Relationships are valuable for healing and learning how to love.

--Donna Goddard

Every relationship is a lesson in love.

--Donna Goddard

Disrespect is fatal to a relationship.

--Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Suspicion and jealousy are the death knell of any relationship.

--Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We need to build relationships, not walls.

--John B. Goodenough

If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn't be in it.

--Regina Brett

A real relationship is two-way.

--Sophie Kinsella

Every relationship is work.

--Bill Hader

In a relationship you want to treat people the way you want to be treated.

--Bradley Cooper

Invest in great relationships, they will pay a lifetime of dividends.

--Bill Walsh

Relationships do not happen in abstraction. They need a place; they need a centre, even a home.

--Brendan Myers

The best relationships develop out of friendships.

--Diane Keaton

A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself.

--Dionne Warwick

Relationships are about helping motivate each other to be all that you can be.

--David Archuleta

It always takes two. For relationships to work, for them to break apart, for them to be fixed.

--Emily Giffin

Happy relationships depend not on finding the right person, but on being the right person.

--Eric Butterworth

Once you lose the honesty in a relationship, I mean, I think you don't have a relationship at all.

--Elizabeth Gillies

However successful you are, there is no substitute for a close relationship. We all need them.

--Francesca Annis

A love relationship has always been shaped by the context and times we live in.

--Gael Garcia Bernal

Nothing reinforces a professional relationship more than enjoying success with someone.

--Harold Ramis

An argument is always about what has been made more important than the relationship.

--Hugh Prather

A relationship is based on communication.

--John Cena

Forgiveness is the oil of relationships.

--Josh McDowell

I think relationships are really hard. Each one gives you lessons that you need.

--Jennifer Grey

You should only be in a relationship if it adds to your life.

--Jesse Metcalfe

Communication is the key to successful relationships.

--Jeanne Phillips

Being in a relationship grounds you. You feel a sense of home.

--Jonathan Knight

To live without loving is not really to live.


It's important in a relationship to have moments when you do your own thing.

--Kaley Cuoco

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

--Keanu Reeves

Nobody will admit to playing power games in relationships, but they do.

--Marina and the Diamonds

Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you're really strangers.

--Mary Tyler Moore

As a rule, all relationships go through their ups and downs. It's really about how much you want it.

--Malaika Arora Khan

If you're in a relationship and you want to make it work, you have to be a little selfless at times.

--Montel Williams

In a relationship you have to open yourself up.

--Neil LaBute

Timing is everything with relationships.

--Rashida Jones

Be yourself, build meaningful relationships, follow your dreams.

--Ray William Johnson

Stories are the currency of human relationships.

--Robert McKee

In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising?

--Sarah Jessica Parker

Use romantic relationships to grow, not to lose yourself. Keep your priorities in order.

--Tyra Banks

Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.

--Miles Franklin

A real relationship is like a river; the deeper it gets the less noise it makes.

--Tony Gaskins

Love is the greatest gift when given. It is the highest honor when received.

--Fawn Weaver

In a relationship, no amount of extra effort on your part can make up for a lack of effort on theirs.

--John Mark Green

A soulmate relationship is supposed to be a nurturing, safe space. Never settle for anything less.

--Anthon St. Maarten

A happy relationship isn't about how it looks to others but how it feels to you.

--Lebo Grand

In relationships, everyone makes mistakes. If you are forgiven for yours, don't take it for granted.

--Carlos Wallace

You deserve a person who loves you as much as you need to be loved.

--Carlos Wallace

When you're in a relationship as a taker, the giver will eventually get tired.

--Carlos Wallace

The good life is built with good relationships.

--Robert J. Waldinger

We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.

--Bernard of Clairvaux

We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.

--Harville Hendrix

The strength of our relationships is measured by how much people can count on us.

--Michael Hyatt
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