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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

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

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

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

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

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

I think a good relationship is about collaboration.

- Jennifer Aniston

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

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

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

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

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

- B. R. Ambedkar

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

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

- Martin Luther

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

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

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

Topcats often begin as underdogs.

- Bernard Meltzer

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

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

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'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.

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

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

- Joyce Brothers

Death ends a life, not a relationship.

- Jack Lemmon

Sisters is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship. ~Margaret Mead

- Margaret Mead

I'm trying to teach people not to be selfish. That's the thing. If you have a good thing share it. Of course we're not in a sexual relationship.

- Jhené Aiko

Independence is fun, especially when there's a beloved waiting in the wings, and freedom makes you a more interesting person. Having separate lives brings fresh air into a relationship.

- Deborah Moggach

A book is not an isolated being: it is a relationship, an axis of innumerable relationships

- Ficciones, Jorge Luis Borges

People think we had a love-hate relationship. Well, I did not love him, nor did I hate him. We had mutual respect for each other, even as we both planned each other's murder.

- Werner Herzog

Films have never shown the kind of relationship that can exist between two women.

- Brigitte Bardot

No matter where you're from or what you've done, you're never stuck in a particular circumstance, relationship, or cycle unless you say you are.

- Super Rich: A Guide to Having It All, Russell Simmons

Through all the relationship stuff I've gone through in the past few years, I know there are fundamental differences in how men and women view sex and how they view their futures.

- Aaron Eckhart

True happiness comes not when we get rid of all of our problems,but when we change our relationship to them, when we see our problems as a potential source of awakening, opportunities to practice, and to learn.

- Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... and it's all small stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life, Richard Carlson

My strength came from my relationship with Christ and from the love and encouragement of my family and friends.

- Bethany Hamilton

We don't develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.

- Barbara De Angelis

I'm 31 now. I think I'm beginning to understand what life is, what romance is, and what a relationship means.

- Adam Sandler

From the philosopher Catulus, never to be dismissive of a friend's accusation, even if it seems unreasonable, but to make every effort to restore the relationship to its normal condition.

- Meditations, Marcus Aurelius

Relationship is understanding. It is a process of self-revelation. Relationship is the mirror in which you discover yourself -- to be is to be related.

- Tao of Jeet Kune Do, Bruce Lee

I got a simple rule about everybody. If you don't treat me right - shame on you.

- Louis Armstrong

Every relationship I've been in, I've overwhelmed the girl. They just can't handle all the love.

- Justin Randall Timberlake

I had great relationship with the Hispanic - we had a lot of Hispanics in the school actually from different countries, Venezuela, from Brazil, and they all played soccer, and I was on the soccer team, and I developed great relationships with them.

- Donald Trump

When one loses the deep intimate relationship with nature, then temples, mosques and churches become important.

- Jiddu Krishnamurti

Being free means "being free for the other," because the other has bound me to him. Only in relationship with the other am I free

- Creation and Fall Temptation: Two Biblical Studies, Dietrich Bonhoeffer

I spend a lot of time with Buddhists. I'm not a Buddhist, but their relationship with death interests me.

- Joan Chandos Baez

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

- Christina Aguilera

You wouldn't believe that so much could change just because a relationship ended.

- About a Boy, Nick Hornby

To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship between the men and the women.

- Angela Davis

When we are dealing with human beings, no truth has reality by itself; it is always dependent upon the reality of the immediate relationship.

- Existence, Rollo May