Best Relationship Quotes and Sayings

These best relationship quotes and sayings are for everyone. No matter how young or old you are, there is always something new to learn in a relationship. Learning about the secrets and wisdom behind successful relationships can go a long way in helping you sustain better and long relationships.

Here are some great relationship sayings that can give you better and deeper insights. Some reflections can bring a smile to your face, some can inspire you, and some can give you great advice.

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Quotes About Relationships

1.) The purpose of a relationship is not to have another who might complete you but to have another with whom you might share your completeness.
Neale Donald Walsch

2.) Love is no assignment for cowards.

3.) The one who loves the least controls the relationship.
Robert Newton Anthony

4.) If we are incapable of finding peace in ourselves, it is pointless to search elsewhere.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld

5.) If a relationship is founded on love, it doesn’t end.
Rosanne Cash

6.) It’s important to know when a relationship has run its course. Sometimes all you can say is, I’ve learned all I can learn from this person, and we’ve grown all we can together, and it’s time to move on.

7.) The greatest mistake we humans make in our relationships is; We listen half, understand quarter, think zero, and react double.

8.) Remember to hold hands and cherish the moment, for someday, that person might not be there again. Give time to love; give time to speak! And give time to share the precious thoughts in your mind.
Bob Moorehead

9.) Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that’s beautiful.
Milan Kundera

10.) A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Walter Winchell

11.) There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.
Mahatma Gandhi

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New Relationships Quotations

12.) No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book… Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one!
C. JoyBell C.

13.) I know you think I’m crazy. Maybe that’s because I am. About life, about this moment, about you.
Crystal Woods

14.) Before you begin a relationship with someone, make sure that your relationship with yourself is where it needs to be.

15.) For every new relationship, there’s at least another new broken heart.
Ryan Barber

16.) Take your time, because relationships that start fast, end fast.

17.) New love may soar and plummet as it ebbs and flows, but what remains are the things we’ve discovered about each other. I’d do it all again because it led us to this love we share today.
Robin Raven

18.) All I know is that you’re the nicest thing I’ve ever seen, I wish we could see if we could be something.
Kate Nash

19.) You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover’s arms can only come later when you’re sure they won’t laugh if you trip.
Jonathan Carroll

20.) New love can heal lost love, but it cannot make you forget.
Jennifer Megan Varnadore

21.) Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
Oprah Winfrey – More from Oprah

New Love Sayings

22.) One genuine new relationship is worth a fistful of business cards.
Susan Cain

23.) New month, new intentions, new goals, new love, new light, and new beginnings.
April Mae Monterrosa

24.) It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

25.) Since I met you, I started to understand why all my past relationships ended: so that we could start.
Robin Raven

26.) Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.
Maya Angelou

27.) The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Carl Jung

28.) There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.
Sarah Dessen

29.) Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

30.) The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
Audrey Hepburn

31.) I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride, so I love you because I know no other way.
Pablo Neruda

32.) Trust is the fruit on a relationship in which you know you are loved.
William Paul Young

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Funny Relationship Sayings

33.) The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.
E. Joseph Cossman

34.) That’s why they call them crushes. If they were easy, they’d call them something else.
Jim Baker

35.) My wife and I were happy for 20 years – then we met.
Rodney Dangerfield

36.) Love conquers all things except poverty and toothache.
Mae West

37.) Never marry a man you wouldn’t want to be divorced from.
Nora Ephron

38.) Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?
Groucho Marx

39.) Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.
Albert Einstein

40.) If we take matrimony at its lowest, we regard it as a sort of friendship recognized by the police.
Robert Louis Stevenson

41.) The most important thing in a relationship between a man and a woman is that one of them must be good at taking orders.
Linda Festa

42.) What I really need is a woman who loves me for my money but doesn’t understand math.
Mike Birbiglia

43.) Honesty is the key to a relationship. If you can fake that, you’re in.
Richard Jeni

44.) Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Eva Gabor

45.) If Jack’s in love, he’s no judge of Jill’s beauty.
Benjamin Franklin

46.) A man who correctly guesses a woman`s age may be smart, but he’s not very bright.
Lucille Ball

47.) I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
Rita Rudner

Relationship Quotes For Him

48.) Then I realize what it is. It’s him. Something about him makes me feel like I am about to fall. Or turn to liquid. Or burst into flames.
Veronica Roth

49.) When in a relationship, a real man doesn’t make his woman jealous of others, he makes others jealous of his woman.
Steve Maraboli (See more Jealousy Quotes and Sayings)

50.) To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

51.) For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.
Stephanie Perkins

52.) Like the bees which keep collecting honey, you take a piece of me every day. I am so enchanted by your sweet smile and your loving affection that I will never be able to let go.
Ella Milch

53.) Flowers swing by the breeze that blows in the evening just like your love makes me dance, sing and get excited each and every day.
Jenna Stark

54.) I don’t need a reason to love you, just like I don’t need a reason to believe that God and love exist. All I need to do is love you more and more and more each day.
Melanie Wayne

55.) I like the fact that you are funny and good looking. But the best thing I love about you is that you care so much for me and feel like a million dollars.
Diana Jordan

56.) If she’s worth it, you won’t give up. If you give up, you’re not worthy.
Bob Marley

For Her

57.) No girl should ever forget that she doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.
Marilyn Monroe

58.) I’d rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you.

59.) One day you will kiss a man you can’t breathe without and find that breath is of little consequence.
Karen Marie Moning

60.) I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self-respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

61.) Promise me you’ll never forget me because if I thought you would, I’d never leave.
A.A. Milne

62.) I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keep little photographs of.
Charles Bukowski

63.) So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.
Paulo Coehlo

64.) You are the one girl that made me risk everything for a future worth having.
Simone Elkeles

65.) If I had a flower for every time I thought of you … I could walk through my garden forever.
Alfred Tennyson

66.) You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.
Oscar Wilde

67.) The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.
Marilyn Monroe

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Best Relationship Quotes

68.) To know when to go away and when to come closer is the key to any lasting relationship.
Domenico Cieri Estrada

69.) Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself.
Oprah Winfrey

70.) Marriage is three parts love and seven parts forgiveness of sins.
Lao Tzu

71.) I don’t know any of us who are in relationships that are totally honest—it doesn’t exist.
Richard Gere

72.) That ‘Love never means you have to say sorry’ stuff doesn’t cut it. Say sorry, forgive, and forget.
Andy Atticus

73.) Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.
Oscar Wilde

74.) Three things I want in a relationship: Eyes that won’t cry, lips that won’t lie, and love that won’t die.
Wiz Khalifa

75.) The extent to which two people in a relationship can bring up and resolve issues is a critical marker of the soundness of a relationship.
Henry Cloud

76.) A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
Charles Dickens

77.) We have to recognize that there cannot be relationships unless there is commitment, unless there is loyalty, unless there is love, patience, persistence.
Cornel West

Strong Relationship Quotes

78.) The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but to hold hands.
Alexandra Penney

79.) When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.
Donald Miller

80.) Real giving is when we give to our spouses what’s important to them, whether we understand it, like it, agree with it, or not.
Michele Weiner-Davis

81.) After a while, you just want to be with the one who makes you laugh.
Mr. Big

82.) Sometimes two people have to fall apart to realize how much they need to fall back together.

83.) It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Nietzsche

84.) Assumptions are the termites of relationships.
Henry Winkler

85.) You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.
Elizabeth Gilbert

86.) Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat.
Joanne Woodward

87.) 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

Celebrating Love Quotes

88.) Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others.
Jane Austen

89.) Having someone wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night is a very old human need.
Margart Mead

90.) No road is long with good company.
Turkish Proverb

91.) You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.
Sam Keen

92.) Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
Marcel Proust

93.) You find that being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure that’s so real it scares you.
Bob Marley

94.) The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller

95.) Trust is the fruit on a relationship in which you know you are loved.
William Paul Young

96.) Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
Oprah Winfrey

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Real Love Quotes

97.) You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.

98.) Deep in your wounds are seeds, waiting to grow beautiful flowers.
Niti Majethia

99.) Happily ever after is not a fairy tale. It’s a choice.
Fawn Weaver

100.) A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Mignon McLaughlin

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

102.) You’re my reflection, all I see is you.
Justin Timberlake

103.) A loving relationship is one in which the loved one is free to be himself — to laugh with me, but never at me; to cry with me, but never because of me; to love life, to love himself, to love being loved. Such a relationship is based upon freedom and can never grow in a jealous heart.
Leo F. Buscaglia

104.) A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
Honore de Balzac

Movie Relationship Quotes

105.) The most exciting, challenging and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself.
Carrie Bradshaw

106.) When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
Harry from When Harry Harry Met Sally

107.) You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

108.) After a while, you just want to be with the one who makes you laugh.
Mr. Big

109.) The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.
Moulin Rouge

110.) Look, in my opinion, the best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you, the right person is still going to think the sun shines out your ass. That’s the kind of person that’s worth sticking with.
Mac (J.K. Simmons), from Juno

111.) Wherever she is, that’s where my home is.
Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

Long Distance Relationship Quotes

112.) Loyalty is the strongest glue which makes a relationship last for a lifetime. 
Mario Puzo

113.) Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
Maya Angelou

114.) The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo

115.) Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Kahlil Gibran

116.) Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.
Zora Neale Hurston

117.) The pain of parting is nothing compared to the joy of meeting again.
Charles Dickens

Best Love Quotes

118.) I would rather spend one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.
JRR Tolkien

119.) All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.
Charles M. Schulz

120.) There is no remedy for love, but to love more.
Henry David Thoreau

121.) True love stories never have endings.
Richard Bach

122.) Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.
Oscar Wilde

123.) We are most alive when we’re in love.
John Updike

Heartwarming Relationship Quotes

124.) There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.
Martin Luther

125.) I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.
John Green, “The Fault in Our Stars”

126.) At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.

127.) Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.
Nicole Krauss

128.) If you love them in the morning with their eyes full of crust; if you love them at night with their hair full of rollers, chances are, you’re in love.
Miles Davis

129.) You are my greatest adventure.
The Incredibles

130.) Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
Marilyn Monroe

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