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Love is when two people know everything about each other and are still friends. 

People are weird. When we find someone with weirdness that is compatible with ours, we team up and call it love.

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.

Death ends a life, not a relationship.

Mitch Albom

If you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second.

Johnny Depp

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

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

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

Time heals griefs and quarrels for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.

Perhaps it is our imperfections that make us so perfect for one another.

By all means marry. If you get a good wife you'll become happy, if you get a bad one you'll become a philosopher.

Regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from your life.

I have so much in me, and the feeling for her absorbs it all; I have so much, and without her it all comes to nothing.

Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.

Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Some of us think holding on makes us strong but sometimes it is letting go.

The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplaceable being.

To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.

It is not a lack of love but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable.

When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone, you love them with their faults.

Herman Hesse

Should a seeker not find a companion who is better or equal, let them resolutely pursue a solitary course.


Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct: What they like is to be a man's last romance.

Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him.

Groucho Marx

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.

Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.

Long engagements give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before marriage, which is never advisable.

Oscar Wilde

Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, men were deceivers ever; one foot in sea, and one on shore, to one thing constant never.

Guys are simple... women are not simple and they always assume that men must be just as complicated as they are, only way more mysterious. The whole point is guys are not thinking much. They are just what they appear to be. Tragically.

If a woman doubts as to whether she should accept a man or not, she certainly ought to refuse him.

Frailty, thy name is woman.

Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul.

It is often necessary to know how to obey a woman in order sometimes to have the right to command her.

Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.

A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman, than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.

This man is frank and earnest with women. In Fresno he's Frank and in Chicago he's Ernest.

Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.

Robert Louis Stevenson

'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.

Real magic in relationships means an absence of judgment of others.

Man who open door for girlfriend reveal one thing... either car is new or girlfriend is.


Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat.

I don't have a girlfriend. But I do know a woman who'd be mad at me for saying that.

Mitch Hedberg

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts, it is a sword that kills.


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

Men marry because they are tired, women because they are curious, both are disappointed.

Marriage is neither heaven nor hell it is simply purgatory.

Abraham Lincoln

I don't want expensive gifts, I don't want to be bought. I have everything I want. I just want someone to be there for me, to make me feel safe and secure.

I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.

Look at my life. I'm floating like mercury around the earth. My footprints shine with stardust. All because I love you. All because you love me.

Faithfulness and sincerity are the highest things.


Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count, everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.

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

It's not beauty, but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.

I never forget a face but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.

So then the relationship of self to other is the complete realization that loving yourself is impossible without loving everything defined as other than yourself.

Alan Watts

There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person.

I do not want people to be agreeable as it saves me that trouble of liking them.

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.

We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.

Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.


Marriage is not a simple love affair, it's an ordeal, and the ordeal is the sacrifice of ego to a relationship in which two have become one.

Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships.

Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives.

It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy, it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other and seven days are more than enough for others.

No woman ever hates a man for being in love with her, but many a woman hate a man for being a friend to her.

Alexander Pope

My being charming, Harriet, is not quite enough to induce me to marry, I must find other people charming - one other person at least.

It is easier to be a lover than a husband, for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time.

Honore de Balzac

Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions.

Samuel Johnson

When a man has once loved a woman he will do anything for her, except continue to love her.

Oscar Wilde

There are some things you can't share without ending up liking each other.

J. K. Rowling

I've been in love with the same woman for forty-one years. If my wife finds out she'll kill me.

Henny Youngman

If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.

They do not love that do not show their love.

Women love us for our defects. If we have enough of them, they will forgive us everything, even our gigantic intellects.

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.

It is not out of compliment that lovers keep on telling one another how beautiful they are; the delight is incomplete till it is expressed.

C. S. Lewis

Once we dreamt that we were strangers. We wake up to find that we were dear to each other.

Rabindranath Tagore

Lovers need to know how to lose themselves and then how to find themselves again.

Paulo Coelho

The success of love is in the loving - it is not in the result of loving. Of course it is natural in love to want the best for the other person, but whether it turns out that way or not does not determine the value of what we have done.

Mother Teresa

Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.

Marriage is a wonderful institution but who wants to live in an institution?

Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.

Men's vows are women's traitors!

Expectation is the root of all heartache.

I'm not the girl who always has a boyfriend. I'm the girl who rarely has a boyfriend.

A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.

The more one loves a mistress the more one is ready to hate her.

Why do Jewish men die before their wives? They want to.

Henny Youngman

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

He that loves to be flattered is worthy o' the flatterer.

Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.

To be completely woman you need a master and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented and discontented women are not loved for long.

Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect considering their value on the personality market.

Marriage is not a love affair. A love affair is a totally different thing. A marriage is a commitment to that which you are. That person is literally your other half. And you and the other are one. A love affair isn

Our relationships are heart to heart relationships. Ours is a business of love not a business of money or materials.

People who have good relationships at home are more effective in the marketplace.

Then when I'm in these relationships with people who are also creative or creative in their own way what happens is the attraction is initially there and it's all unicorns and rainbows. And then they hate me.

I think I meant that given the circumstances of my childhood I had the illusion that it's easier to be alone. To have your relationships be casual and also to pose as a solitary person because it was more romantic. You know I was raised on the idea of the ramblin' man and the loner.

Steve Martin

Yeah. Sheryl and I are very happy. To me when you have a relationship you're happy and in love children are a natural part of the equation

Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family but once the sisters are grown it becomes the strongest relationship.

Margaret Mead

Trauma happens in relationships so it can only be healed in relationships. Art can't provide healing. It can be cathartic and therapeutic but a relationship is a three-part journey.

I have to be in a relationship in order to be intimate. I'm not the one-night-stand kind of girl. Despite the rumors.

Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age I did that. But I'm past that age.

Katharine Hepburn

The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time given me the greatest respect and love for the game.

The greatest gift you and your partner can give your children is the example of an intimate healthy and loving relationship.

People could rationally decide that prolonged relationships take up too much time and effort and that they'd much rather do other kinds of things. But most people are afraid of rejection.

My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave.

When you make the sacrifice in marriage you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.

A man in a bookstore buys a book on loneliness and every woman in the store hits on him. A woman buys a book on loneliness and the store clears out.

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

Billy Graham

I'm just learning who I am and how relationships work and how to make them function. No different from anyone else.

Drew Barrymore

When someone says that I'm angry it's actually a compliment. I have not always been direct with my anger in my relationships which is part of why I'd write about it in my songs because I had such fear around expressing anger as a woman.

There is an inverse relationship between reliance on the state and self-reliance.

Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.

Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods.

Denis Waitley

Outside books we avoid colorful characters.

There is no more lovely friendly and charming relationship communion or company than a good marriage.

Martin Luther

Culture what you believe what you value how you live matters. Now as fundamental as these principles are they may become topics of democratic debates from time to time so it is today with the enduring institution of marriage. Marriage is a relationship between a man and a woman.

I have had a perfectly wonderful evening but this wasn't it.

My view is that marriage is a relationship between a man and a woman. That's the position I've had for some time and I don't intend to make any adjustments at this point... Or ever by the way.

Before machines the only form of entertainment people really had was relationships.

Ultimately who you choose to be in a relationship with and what you do in your bedroom is your business.

I'm so wrapped up in my work that it's often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.

Jim Carrey

Marriage is not a love affair. A love affair is a totally different thing. A marriage is a commitment to that which you are. That person is literally your other half. And you and the other are one. A love affair isn

It is easy for Christians to have the false impression that once we have established a relationship with Christ which we believe sets us right with God the problems of life will somehow scoot away or they will slowly be removed from our lives.

When I got my first television set I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.

There was at time in my life where all I wanted was a relationship and I thought that was the most important thing.

It seems essential in relationships and all tasks that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.

When people hold you in high esteem it's very delicate relationship. When they meet you they're putting all their chips up. It's make or break.

It is the whole environment that is created in the doctor-patient relationship in that it is not really permissive on either side ... Neither side is encouraging the other to talk about it.

It is love that shines brilliantly in every individual. But man not being able to comprehend the significance of love attributes physical relationship to it. The love of a mother towards her child is affection.

Creative people don't behave very well generally. If you're looking for examples of good relationships in show business you're gonna be depressed real fast. I don't have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She's my first priority.

Jim Carrey

If one could be friendly with women what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?

You can bear your own faults, and why not a fault in your wife?

The honey in the flower or lotus does not crave for bees, they do not plead with the bees to come. Since they have tasted the sweetness they themselves search for the flowers and rush in. They come because of the attachment between themselves and sweetness. So too is the relationship between the woman who knows the limits and the respect she evokes.

Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations.

When you make a commitment to a relationship you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.

In a relationship each person should support the other, they should lift each other up.

A relationship I think is like a shark you know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.

Folks, the most insidious part of this whole health care scheme is that all of these vast medical expenditures will become nothing more than government budget items. We individuals will no longer exist. The relationship between a government and citizen will change forever.

Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.

If you haven't found it yet keep looking. Don't settle. As with all matters of the heart you'll know when you find it. And like any great relationship it just gets better and better as the years roll on.

I think in a way you're doomed once you can envision something. You're sort of doomed to make it happen. I've found that the moment I can envision leaving a relationship that's usually the moment that the relationship starts to fall apart.

There's a continuity between what I care about in any form: I care about it in my music in article-writing in how I dress in how I live in my relationships in how I navigate paparazzi how I decorate my home. There's such a continuity between everything that I don't really care what form it shows up in.

There is a loving relationship between the Creator and the Creation.

It's always been a great survival value for people to believe they belong to a superior tribe. That's just in human relationships.

E. O. Wilson

The relationship to one's fellow man is the relationship of prayer the relationship to oneself is the relationship of striving, it is from prayer that one draws the strength for one's striving.

Promiscuity is like never reading past the first page. Monogamy is like reading the same book over and over.

Mason Cooley

Your basic guy is into a straight-ahead bottom-line kind of thought process that does not work nearly as well with the infinitely subtle complexities of human relationships as it does with calculating how much gravel is needed to cover a given driveway.

The more connections you and your lover make not just between your bodies but between your minds your hearts and your souls the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship and the more real moments you will experience together.

I'm more of an adventurous type than a relationship type.

Where to start? ... This has been a long love-hate relationship between myself and the French.

A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.

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

Never assume that the guy understands that you and he have a relationship.

I definitely think anything I'd be in now is a permanent relationship.

As soon as I got out there I felt a strange relationship with the pitcher's mound. It was as if I'd been born out there. Pitching just felt like the most natural thing in the world. Striking out batters was easy.

The person who needs the other person the least in a relationship is the stronger member.

Those two are a fastidious couple. She's fast and he's hideous.

Henny Youngman

Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.

An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion. All is safe with a lady engaged, no harm can be done.

I get angry at myself for staying in relationships way too long.

It's important to take time for your spouse and nurture the relationship.

Love is not love that alters when it alteration finds.

Minimalism seems closest to the sophisticated storytelling of movies. Movies have really educated contemporary audiences to be the most intelligent sophisticated audiences in history. We don't any longer need to have the relationship between one scene and the next explained. We will figure it out ourselves.

My greatest environments in which I can grow or grow up is in personal romantic relationships with a man.

If civilization is to survive we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples of all kinds to live together in the same world at peace.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

There is but one way for a president to deal with Congress and that is continuously incessantly and without interruption. If it is really going to work the relationship has got to be almost incestuous.

Lyndon B. Johnson

When you make a sacrifice in marriage you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.

Probably in retrospect I should have bowed out of that relationship (with Farrow) much earlier than I did.

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

The importance of building relationships among colleagues of trying to create coalitions behind the issues that you are championing was not something I ever had much insight into until I was elected and started serving in the Senate.

The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and in a sense tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother and to become fully independent.

Erich Fromm

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship.

A cardinal principle of Total Quality escapes too many managers: you cannot continuously improve interdependent systems and processes until you progressively perfect interdependent interpersonal relationships.

I have not supported same-sex marriage. I have supported civil partnerships and contractual relationships.

Hillary Clinton

He loved her... she can be talking to me about regular things, but when she mentions Martin her voice always falls a little bit and you can sense the intimacy... The sweetness of that relationship was always evident.

Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe and not what others believe.