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A collection of best relationships quotes and thoughts from the mouth of eminent people of all ages.

Inspiring Relationship Quotes That Will Help You Work Things Out

Relationship is defined as a state of being connected to one another which may be by blood, marriage, love, like-mindedness or official. Relationships can often be demanding and challenging. It can at times be strenuous to maintain rewarding and long-lasting relationships, though we all know that our key to happiness lies in the relationships that we have with our kith and kin. All relationships be it with family, friends or lovers go through their share of trials and tribulations. It becomes mandatory to fix the situations so that we do not have to lose or walk out of a relationship. We have created a corpus of some famous quotable quotes and sayings on relationships which have been collected from celebrities, motivational speakers, movies, love experts, novels and eminent personalities that will help you fill the gaps that might have occurred in your relationships. Take a look at treasury of powerful, thought-provoking, romantic and fascinating relationship quotes and sayings that will help you overcome relationship problems that will serve as an umbrella or your rainy days.

Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.

- William Shakespeare

I mean, if the relationship can't survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term?

- The Last Song, Nicholas Sparks

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

Every couple needs to argue now and then. Just to prove that the relationship is strong enough to survive. Long-term relationships, the ones that matter, are all about weathering the peaks and the valleys.

- Safe Haven, Nicholas Sparks

Like most people, I have this sort of love-hate relationship with Pittsburgh. This is my home, and at times I miss it and find it tremendously exciting, and other times I want to catch the first thing out that has wheels.

- August Wilson

I don't think the relationship between novels and realities are one to one. Of course novels play different roles. It's essentially just a long narrative form. What you use that long narrative form for can be very different.

- Margaret Atwood

I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you'll miss them when they're gone from your life.

- Maya Angelou

They do not love that do not show their love.

- The Two Gentlemen of Verona, William Shakespeare

My father and I have a very good relationship. We always got along. But I always scold him.

- Amy Sedaris

Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual exploitation, a mental or physical barter, to be terminated when one or both parties run out of goods.

- W. H. Auden

You kind of restructure your whole personality to be in a healthy relationship.

- Roseanne Barr

Not to sound too Dr. Phil all of a sudden, but I think the key to survival is to embrace one's past and to not run away from it. And to come to some sort of relationship with it or understanding of it.

- Anderson Cooper

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

Never too late to change your relationship with somebody in your life.

- Anderson Cooper

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.

- Steve Jobs

The only relationship that can make both partners happy is one in which sentimentality has no place and neither partner makes any claim on the life and freedom of the other.

- The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera

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.

- Babe Ruth

Here is a relationship booster that is guaranteed to work: Every time your spouse or lover says something stupid make your eyes light up as if you just heard something brilliant.

- Rumi

Remember, the IDF, the Israeli Defense Forces, have a working relationship with the Palestinian Authority security forces, which have been incredibly professional.

- Hillary Clinton

I would be delighted if the United States could have a positive relationship with Russia, and I would be thrilled if the Russian people, who are so capable, had a normal country that they could chart a different future.

- Hillary Clinton

It's vital to have your own space so you aren't constantly in each other's pockets.

- Sir Michael Caine

Women can fake an orgasm, but men can fake an entire relationship.

- Sharon Stone

Even if I'd had a really happy relationship with my father and there was no emotional hiatus for a decade and a half, I probably would still have made some of the same choices for movies that I've made.

- Steven Spielberg

The purpose of relationship is not to have another who might complete you, but to have another with whom you might share your completeness.

- Neale Donald Walsch

No relationship is easy, and nobody should ever think it is. The minute you start forgetting the needs of the other person is when you get in trouble.

- Goldie Hawn

The ultimate relationship between justice and law will be an eternal subject for speculation and analysis. But it may be said that in a democratic society, law is the form which free men give to justice.

- Robert F. Kennedy

The truth is that no matter how old we are, as long as our mothers are alive, we want our mother. And it's a very powerful relationship if it's healthy.

- Goldie Hawn

Y'know, every relationship is different. There are good marriages, bad marriages, connected partners, unconnected partners.

- Sandra Bullock

Me and hip-hop have a relationship that has nothing to do with no other rapper, no matter where you from or nothing. Every n*gga got his own personal relationship with hip-hop and this is mine.

- Nas

I just have a relationship with my imagination. It's like my friend, almost.

- Steven Alexander Wright

It's ridiculous to have to base your relationship on money.

- Goldie Hawn

I love Neil Young. And he loves me! We have a great relationship.

- Donald Trump

I have women working in high positions. I was one of the first people to put women in charge of big construction jobs. And, you know, I've had a great relationship with women.

- Donald Trump

My emotional life: dialectic between craving for privacy and need to submerge myself in a passionate relationship to another.

- Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, Susan Sontag

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.

- William James

Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.

- Walter Winchell

Family - and certainly kids and a stable relationship - is something bigger than yourself. They need you to sit down with them, be there for them when they wake up in the middle of the night.

- Brad Pitt

People wonder if there is a relationship between my lack of sight and the way I sing. But there's no connection.

- Andrea Bocelli

What works in a relationship of very public people is not making the relationship public - keeping it as personal as it can be. It's the only way it is real.

- Salma Hayek

Mutual caring relationships require kindness and patience, tolerance, optimism, joy in the other's achievements, confidence in oneself, and the ability to give without undue thought of gain.

- Fred McFeely Rogers

I've never really had a competitive relationship in any work situation.

- Blake Lively

The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when it is not without doubt, but in spite of doubt. (p. 21)

- The Courage to Create, Rollo May

A lasting relationship isn't about marriage. It's about compatibility and communication. And you both need to want it to work.

- Goldie Hawn

Some of the best people with whom you can have a relationship are the people who challenge your thinking.

- T. D. Jakes

I'd think, 'In a relationship, we should never have his kind of fight.' Then, instead of figuring out how to make it work, I looked for a way to get out of it. The truth is, you shouldn't be married if your that kind of person.

- George Clooney

A relationship isn't something that has to be created in a day or perfected in a day. Part of the game is to keep working on it. It's something that'll always be just a little flawed.

- Nora Roberts

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

- Gautama Buddha

Every relationship you have, you're learning and growing and taking something from that.

- Blake Lively

Still, she knows one thing for certain: never judge a relationship unless you are the one wrapped up in its arms.

- Local Girls, Alice Hoffman

Being alone is scary, but not as scary as feeling alone in a relationship.

- Amelia Earhart

My generation fought very hard for feminism, and we fought very hard to not be labeled as you had to have a husband or you had to be in a relationship, or you were somehow not a cool chick.

- Stevie Nicks

You like someone, you court each other, you get into a relationship. You're answerable to each other. Whereas, the non-answerability of dating, my God, I don't know if I would ever be able to.

- Priyanka Chopra

I think a good relationship is about collaboration.

- Jennifer Aniston

I've never been Romeo who meets a girl and falls for her immediately. It's been a much slower process for me each time I've gone into a relationship.

- Leonardo DiCaprio

There's only so far you can take a relationship before you got to get into things that are too serious or over the top.

- Shia LaBeouf

I could see myself in a relationship with a girl; Olivia Wilde is so sexy she makes me want to strangle a mountain ox with my bare hands. She's mesmerizing.

- Megan Fox

I love being a dad. Basically it's the most gratifying, rewarding relationship in life. But, at the same time, it certainly is the most challenging.

- Dennis Quaid

The topic of trust is an important factor in all matters of the heart - and here's why. Men lie to women. Women lie to men. And most people agree that some lying is even necessary - to avoid petty squabbles and to grease the wheels of a relationship.

- Joyce Brothers

When you start falling for somebody and you can't stop thinking about when you're going to see them again, I love that. Women are beautiful. They deserve to be cherished and respected.

- Orlando Bloom

My mom is a wonderful woman. She's always been an inspiration to me, but having kids helped me make even more sense of my relationship with her.

- Britney Spears

Everyone has their first date and the object is to hide your flaws. And then you're in a relationship, and it's all about hiding your disappointment. And then, once you're married, it's about hiding your sins.

- Joss Whedon

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

- B. R. Ambedkar

I grew up very religious, and I don't have a great relationship with religion.

- Brad Pitt

Being grown up and in a serious relationship, I've learned so much. I'm happier than I've every been.

- Paris Hilton

I would love to direct one day. I value the relationship that I have with a director so much, and I would be really excited to be on the other end of that relationship.

- Dakota Fanning

It seemed like whenever I got a bona fide offer from Ferrari, I couldn't do it. And vice versa - when I was ready, their seats were taken. We always had a relationship, but what's important is that I pretty much started my F1 career with them and ended it there, too.

- Mario Andretti

In the true married relationship, the independence of husband and wife will be equal, their dependence mutual, and their obligations reciprocal.

- Lucretia Mott

I've always been a slow starter. My first date was with a girl called Cessi. We had a beautiful relationship over the phone all summer, and then when we met, I couldn't look her in the eye.

- Leonardo DiCaprio

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

- Martin Luther

I think every woman goes through a relationship where she is with a guy that is really not right for her. You get lost in it.

- Kirsten Dunst

With public figures involved in a relationship it seems that there is a machine behind their love so oftentimes.

- Joaquin Phoenix

I get along with guys; most of my friends are guys. It's easier to trust men sometimes. I only have a few close girlfriends that I trust.

- Paris Hilton

I'm not an abstractionist. I'm not interested in the relationship of color or form or anything else. I'm interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.

- Mark Rothko

You can never perfect a relationship, and you can never perfect yourself to be in a relationship. You're always going to be changing, and you hope it's for the better.

- John Krasinski

If I seek to fulfill my own needs at the expense of my partner, we are sure to experience unhappiness, resentment, and conflict. The secret of forming a successful relationship is for both partners to win.

- Men Are from Mars, John Gray

I think putting your relationship out there for people to interpret and have their own opinion about, I think it's crazy.

- Travis Barker

I have a great relationship with the Mexican people.

- Donald Trump

Families, friends and communities often find a source of courage rising up from within. Indeed, sadly, it seems that it is tragedy that often draws out the most and the best from the human spirit.

- Queen Elizabeth II

The goal is not to get into a relationship; the goal is to be in a relationship.

- Ashton Kutcher

I want a permanent relationship, and I might feel inclined to reject anything which of its nature could not be permanent.

- Alan Turing

Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There is not love where there is no will.

- Indira Gandhi

If you're in a heterosexual relationship and you're a female, you win.

- Megan Fox

I totally commit and completely give myself to a relationship. Be warned, though - I don't like being taken for granted, so I can be pretty high-maintenance sometimes!

- Priyanka Chopra

When I'm in a relationship, I give my heart and soul to it and do it 100 percent.

- Blake Lively

Topcats often begin as underdogs.

- Bernard Meltzer

I'm done with men... I'm going to be alone. I have no luck with relationships. I don't think I'm made for marriage.

- Halle Berry

I think that whether you're married or not, in any relationship, there's always the terror that you're going to screw something up.

- John Krasinski

You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.

- Barbara De Angelis

We can realise a lasting peace and transform the East-West relationship to one of enduring co-operation.

- George H. W. Bush

...most Substance-addicted people are also addicted to thinking, meaning they have a compulsive and unhealthy relationship with their own thinking.

- Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace

I always want to have a personal relationship with everybody that works for me.

- Luke Bryan

You ask for your audience's investment in your music; you're in a relationship with them. And their relationship with the E Street Band is separate from whatever else I might do. I like the idea of us being something that people rely on.

- Bruce Springsteen

I belong to the world.I'm in a relationship with the world.

- Jhené Aiko

Civilization has so cluttered this elemental man-earth relationship with gadgets and middlemen that awareness of it is growing dim. We fancy that industry supports us, forgetting what supports industry.

- A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There, Aldo Leopold

I'm in a happy relationship, me and my ex are on really good terms, my kid and I are in a good spot.

- Robert Downey, Jr.

Anxiety and spiritual searching have been consistent themes with me, and that figures into my worldview. But I tend to make my songs sound like relationship songs.

- David Robert Jones

Man can no longer live for himself alone. We must realize that all life is valuable and that we are united to all life. From this knowledge comes our spiritual relationship with the universe.

- Albert Schweitzer

I talk to my friends and, you know, they all seem to get relationships that aren't right. You kind of want someone who is not at your beck and call but loves the idea of being in a relationship and what that entails.

- Ray Liotta

Real intimacy is only possible to the degree that we can be honest about what we are doing and feeling.

- Joyce Brothers