Best Relationship Quotes I Wish I Had Read

Are you looking for some relationship quotes? If yes, you’ve come to the right place.

Relationships pose the greatest challenge in life, don’t they? All of us can relate to the challenge of maintaining long-lasting, rewarding relationships.

In life, it is crucial to establish and maintain healthy relationships.

Happiness is often attributed to great relationships. Who is going to benefit from money and success if there is no one to share it with?

Being supported by others makes us feel valued, confident, and happy, no matter whether they are romantic, friendship, or kinship relationships.

It may not always be easy, but relationships are some of life’s most precious gifts. To help you celebrate the people who mean the most to you, we’ve compiled the best quotes about relationships.

Relationship Quotes

“Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.” – Hugh Mackay


Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can’t figure out what from.

-Mae West


Maybe our girlfriends are our soulmates and guys are just people to have fun with.

-Candace Bushnell


Women cannot complain about men anymore until they start getting better taste in them.

-Bill Maher


A man who marries a woman to educate her falls victim to the same fallacy as the woman who marries a man to reform him.

-Elbert Hubbard


Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

-Leo Buscaglia


Sometimes we know who we want to be and what we want to do long… long before we know how to get there.

-Patti Callahan Henry



“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.”

– Donald Miller


Never marry at all, Dorian. Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed.

-Oscar Wilde


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

-Doménico Cieri Estrada


In the end there doesn’t have to be anyone who understands you. There just has to be someone who wants to.

-Robert Brault


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

-Stephanie Perkins


It’s probably a bad indicator of your lifestyle when you miss your ex-boyfriend because he’s absolutely lethal.

-Charlaine Harris


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

-C.G. Jung


I suffer from girl-next-door-itis where the guy is friends with you and that’s it.

-Taylor Swift


A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

-Walter Winchell


“Love is something eternal; the aspect might change, but not the essence.”

— Vincent Van Gogh


A dame that knows the ropes isn’t likely to get tied up.

-Mae West


Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.

-Emily Kimbrough


“So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.”

– Paulo Coehlo


“I look at you and see the rest of my life in front of my eyes.”

— Unknown



“To the world, you may be one person, but to one person you are the world.”

— Dr. Seuss


“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.”

Audrey Hepburn


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

-Eleanor Roosevelt


Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate.

-Albert Schweitzer


Forgiveness is the oil of all relationships.



No road is long with good company.

-Turkish Proverb


Don’t try to be something to everyone. Be everything to someone.



Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.

-J.K. Rowling


It’s no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn’t even speak to each other if they met at a party.

-Nick Hornby



“There is my heart, and then there is you, and I’m not sure there is a difference.”

– A.R. Asher


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


“Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”

— Antoine de Saint-Exupery


“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


What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?

-George Eliot


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

– Oscar Wilde


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



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

Bob Marley


Relationships end too soon because people stop putting in the same effort to keep you, as they did to win you.



Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person.

-Gloria Steinem


“The world is too quiet without you nearby.”

– Lemony Snicket


“That’s why they’re called crushes. If they were easy, they’d call them something else.”

– Sixteen Candles


Whether it is a friendship or a relationship, all bonds are built on trust. Without it, you have nothing.



Relationships, marriages are ruined where one person continues to learn, develop and grow and the other person stands still.

-Catherine Pulsifer


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


The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.

-R. Ambedkar


You can’t just give up on someone because the situation is not ideal. Great relationships are not great because they have no problems. They are great because both people care enough about the other person to find a way to make it work.



“People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.”

– Joseph F. Newton


Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.

-Carl Jung


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


“The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but to hold hands.” – Alexandra Penney


When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said.

-Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Dairy Queen


Relationships are worth fighting for, but you can’t be the only one fighting.



A great relationship doesn’t happen because of the love you had in the beginning, but how well you continue building love until the end.



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

-Marcel Proust


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

-Margaret Mead


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




“Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.” – Swedish Proverb


A successful relationship requires falling in love multiple times, but always with the same person.



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

– Miles Franklin


“Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don’t over-analyze your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.”

— Leo F. Buscaglia


“Only when your love for someone exceeds your need for them do you have a shot at a genuine relationship together.”

— Neil Strauss


In the end there doesn’t have to be anyone who understands you. There just has to be someone who wants to.

-Robert Brault


A woman laughing is a woman conquered.

-Napoleon Bonaparte


The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect freedom with which we each follow and declare our own impressions.

-George Eliot

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