267 Love and Relationship Quotes

When it comes to love and relationships, we all have our own experiences, wisdom, and insights to share. Whether you’re in a long-term relationship or still searching for that special someone, the following quotes about love and relationships can help you express your feelings and add a bit of fun and romance to your life.

From cute phrases to unforgettable movie lines, here are 267 amazing quotes about love and relationships to keep things interesting (or just get you through until your next date night). Nobody said love and relationship were easy but we’re living on a speck of dust in the middle of space; therefore, life is a miracle so make the most of the gift of life that is given to you each and every day. Enjoy!

Love and relationship quotes by Leo F. Buscaglia

267 Love and Relationship Quotes - "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 Buscaglia
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1) “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 Buscaglia

2) “A single rose can be my garden… a single friend, my world.” – Leo Buscaglia

3) “Truth is, I’ll never know all there is to know about you just as you will never know all there is to know about me. Humans are by nature too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, a dash of optimism and a great deal of candour.” – Tom Hanks

Love and relationship quotes by Walter Winchell

267 Love and Relationship Quotes - "Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you." - Walter Winchell
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4) “Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.” – Walter Winchell

5) “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” – Walter Winchell

6) “Love is the absence of judgment.” – The 14th Dalai Lama

7) “A good relationship is when someone accepts your past, supports your present, and encourages your future.” – Unknown

8) “I’ll admit you’re on my mind more than just sometimes.” – Unknown

9) “You are my greatest adventure.” – The Incredibles

10) “Affection is when you see someone’s strengths; love is when you accept someone’s flaws.” – One Day

11) “We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

12) “Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.” – Anais Nin

13) “All of me loves all of you.” – Jon Legend

Love and relationship quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche

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14) “There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

15) “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

16) “I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay

17) “Love is an endless act of forgiveness. Forgiveness is me giving up the right to hurt you for hurting me.” – Beyoncé

18) “You and I, it’s as though we have been taught to kiss in heaven and sent down to earth together, to see if we know what we were taught.” – Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago

Love and relationship quotes by Oscar Wilde

267 Love and Relationship Quotes - "Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary." - Oscar Wilde
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19) “Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary.” – Oscar Wilde

20) “Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.” – Oscar Wilde

21) “Who, being loved, is poor?” – Oscar Wilde

22) “Anyone can love a thing because. That’s as easy as putting a penny in your pocket. But to love something despite. To know the flaws and love them too. That is rare and pure and perfect.” – Patrick Rothfuss

23) “Apologizing does not mean that you’re wrong and the other person is right. It just means that you value your relationship more than your ego.” – Unknown

24) “The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband.” – Honore de Balzac

25) “You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought.” – Arthur Conan Doyle, The White Company

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26) “Assumptions are the termites of relationships.” – Henry Winkler

27) “At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.” – Plato

28) “If you avoid the conflict to keep the peace you start a war inside yourself.” – Unknown

29) “Everything you want in life is a relationship away.” – Idowu Koyenikan

30) “Be honest, brutally honest. That is what’s going to maintain relationships.” – Lauryn Hill

31) “It’s been a year and three months since we’ve kissed, and I rather have the ghost of his mouth on my lips than kiss anyone else.” – Alishah Khan

32) “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 it them.” – Thomas Merton

Love and relationship quotes by Gloria Steinem

267 Love and Relationship Quotes - "Being married is like having somebody permanently in your corner. It feels limitless, not limited." - Gloria Steinem
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33) “Being married is like having somebody permanently in your corner. It feels limitless, not limited.” – Gloria Steinem

34) “Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person.” – Gloria Steinem

35) “I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn’t matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.” – Julia Roberts

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

37) “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

38) “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn

39) “It is better to love wisely, no doubt: but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.”
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Friends forever…

267 Love and Relationship Quotes - "The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends." - B. R. Ambedkar
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40) “The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.” – B. R. Ambedkar

41) “You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love … I love … I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on.” – Pride and Prejudice

42) “But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.” – Khalil Gibran

43) “You can talk with someone for years, everyday, and still, it won’t mean as much as what you can have when you sit in front of someone, not saying a word, yet you feel that person with your heart, you feel like you have known the person for forever.” – C. JoyBell C.

44) “We cannot really love anyone with whom we never laugh.” – Agnes Repplier

45) “When you take care of yourself, you’re a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better.” – Solange

46) “In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking of you.” – Virginia Woolf

47) “I love it when I catch you looking at me.” – Unknown

48) “Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” – Woodrow T. Wilson

49) “Cheating and lying aren’t struggles, they’re reasons to break up.” – Patti Callahan Henry

Seeing an imperfect person perfectly…

267 Love and Relationship Quotes - "You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly." - Sam Keen
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50) “You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen

51) “True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” – David Tyson Gentry

52) “Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

53) “I could watch you for a single minute and find a thousand things that I love about you.” – Unknown

54) “Love cures people – both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.” – Karl Menninger

55) “We cannot decide to love. We cannot compel anyone to love us. There’s no secret recipe, only love itself. And we are at its mercy; there’s nothing we can do.” – Nina George

56) “You deserve someone who is terrified to lose you.” – R.H.Sin

57) “We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” – Barbara De Angelis

58) “I think you have different soulmates throughout your life, that your soul needs different things at different times.” – Kim Kardashian

59) “Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

60) “Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.” – Rabindranath Tagore

Love and relationship quotes by A.A. Milne

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61) “I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.” – A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

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62) “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” – A. A. Milne

63) “In the end there doesn’t have to be anyone who understands you. There just has to be someone who wants to.” – Robert Breault

64) “It’s enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment.” – Gabriel Garcia Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

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65) “Do you ever put your arms out and just spin and spin and spin? Well, that’s what love is like. Everything inside of you tells you to stop before you fall, but you just keep going.” – Practical Magic

66) “Every man I meet wants to protect me. I can’t figure out what from.” – Mae West

67) “I love you with everything I am, everything I’ve been, and everything I hope to be. I love you with my past, and I love you for my future, and for the years we’ll have together. I love you for every one of my smiles, and even more, for every one of yours.” – Julia Quinn

68) “She is the only evidence of God I have seen with the exception of the mysterious force that removes one sock from the dryer every time I do my laundry.” – St. Elmo’s Fire

69) “I exist in two places: Here and where you are.” – Margaret Atwood

70) “Sometimes you can’t explain what you see in a person. It’s just the way they take you to a place where no one else can.” – Unknown

Love and relationship quotes by Audre Lorde

267 Love and Relationship Quotes - "The love expressed between women is particular and powerful because we have had to love in order to live; love has been our survival." - Audre Lorde
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71) “The love expressed between women is particular and powerful because we have had to love in order to live; love has been our survival.” – Audre Lorde

72) “Once we recognize what it is we are feeling, once we recognize we can feel deeply, love deeply, can feel joy, then we will demand that all parts of our lives produce that kind of joy.” – Audre Lorde

73) “I didn’t fall in love with you become I was lonely or lost, I fell in love with you because after getting to know you, I realized that I wanted to make you a permanent part of my world.” – Unknown

74) “Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.” – Keanu Reeves

75) “Relationships are not 50/50. They’re 100/100. You have to give all that you’re capable of giving to your partner; Love, understanding, forgiveness, acceptance, and expect that in return.” – Unknown

76) “My first thought in the morning is always you.” – Unknown

77) “The best feeling in the world is knowing that you actually mean something to someone.” – Unknown

78) “Love is not finding someone to live with. It’s finding someone you can’t live without.” – Rafael Ortiz

79) “My love for you is past the mind, beyond my heart, and into my soul.” – Boris Kodjoe

80) “Forgiveness is the oil of all relationships.” – Unknown

Love and relationship quotes by C.S. Lewis

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81) “A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.” – C.S. Lewis

82) “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” – C.S. Lewis

83) “Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself – and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That’s what real love amounts to – letting a person be what they really are.” – Jim Morrison 

84) “Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love.” – Elie Wiesel

85) “To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

86) “Love is a game that two can play and both win.” – Eva Gabor

87) “If you can’t get somebody off your mind, they are probably supposed to be there.” – Unknown

88) “We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look after it and nurture it.” – John Lennon

89) “All relationships go through hell, real ones get through it.” – Unknown

This applies to all relationships…

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90) “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

91) “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi

92) “You’ve got to learn to leave the table when love’s no longer being served.” – Nina Simone

93) “Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.” – Albert Einstein

94) “The greatest relationships are the ones you never expected to be in.” – Unknown

95) “There is greatness in doing something you hate for the sake of someone you love.” – Shmuley Boteach

96) “That’s how you know you love someone, I guess, when you can’t experience anything without wishing the other person were there to see it, too.” – Kaui Hart Hemmings, The Descendents

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97) “A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other…Maybe temporarily, maybe at the wrong time, maybe too late, or maybe forever” – Dave Matthews Band

98) “Your hand touching mine. This is how galaxies collide.” – Sanober Khan

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

100) “Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” – Ann Landers

Love and relationship quotes by Alice Walker

267 Love and Relationship Quotes - "I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart." - Alice Walker
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101) “I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.” – Alice Walker

102) “Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any Happiness you get you’ve got to make yourself.” – Alice Walker

103) “Having someone wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night is a very old human need.” – Margaret Mead

104) “He can’t read your mind. So take a moment to let him know how you really feel.” – Unknown

105) “Holding Eleanor’s hand was like holding a butterfly. Or a heartbeat. Like holding something complete, and completely alive.” – Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park

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106) “Love isn’t hopeless. Look, maybe I’m no expert on the subject, but there was one time I got it right.” – The Simpsons

107) “How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.” – Wayne Dyer

108) “The human heart was made to be known and loved.” – Unknown

109) “We humans definitely need other people to keep us human.” – Terry Pratchett, The Shepherd’s Crown

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It hurts to let go…

"It hurts to let go. Sometimes it seems the harder you try to hold on to something or someone the more it wants to get away. You feel like some kind of criminal for having felt, for having wanted. For having wanted to be wanted. It confuses you, because you think that your feelings were wrong and it makes you feel so small because it's so hard to keep it inside when you let it out and it doesn't coma back. You're left so alone that you can't explain. Damn, there's nothing like that, is there? I've been there and you have too. You're nodding your head." - Henry Rollins, The Portable Henry Rollins
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110) “It hurts to let go. Sometimes it seems the harder you try to hold on to something or someone the more it wants to get away. You feel like some kind of criminal for having felt, for having wanted. For having wanted to be wanted. It confuses you, because you think that your feelings were wrong and it makes you feel so small because it’s so hard to keep it inside when you let it out and it doesn’t coma back. You’re left so alone that you can’t explain. Damn, there’s nothing like that, is there? I’ve been there and you have too. You’re nodding your head.” – Henry Rollins, The Portable Henry Rollins

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111) “I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.” – Pablo Neruda

Love and Relationship quotes by Hermann Hesse

"If I know what love is, it is because of you." - Hermann Hesse
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112) “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” – Hermann Hesse

113) “It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.” – Hermann Hesse

114) “The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.” – Morrie Schwartz, Tuesdays with Morrie

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115) “We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics.” – Marian Wright Edelman

116) “In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.” – Albert Schweitzer

117) “When we’re incomplete, we’re always searching for somebody to complete us. When, after a few years or a few months of a relationship, we find that we’re still unfulfilled, we blame our partners and take up with somebody more promising. This can go on and on–series polygamy–until we admit that while a partner can add sweet dimensions to our lives, we, each of us, are responsible for our own fulfillment. Nobody else can provide it for us, and to believe otherwise is to delude ourselves dangerously and to program for eventual failure every relationship we enter.” – Tom Robbins

118) “Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.” – J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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119) “Intense love does not measure, it just gives.” – Mother Teresa

True love…

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120) “True love is not a hide-and-seek game; in true love, both lovers seek each other.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

121) “It doesn’t matter who hurt you or broke you down. What matters is who made you smile again.” – Unknown

122) “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.” – Unknown

123) “There are two kinds of sparks, the one that goes off with a hitch like a match, but it burns quickly. The other is the kind that needs time, but when the flame strikes…It’s eternal, don’t forget that.” – Timothy Oliveira

Love and relationship quotes by Dr. Seuss

"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." - Dr. Seuss
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124) “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss

125) “We’re all a little weird, and life’s a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.” —Dr. Seuss

126) “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” – Moulin Rouge!

127) “Don’t let someone change who you are, to become what they need.” – Unknown

128) “Life isn’t about having a thousand friends, it’s about finding the very few right ones you need.” – A.R. Asher

129) “Look, you want to know what marriage is really like? Fine. You wake up, she’s there. You come back from work, she’s there. You fall asleep, she’s there. You eat dinner, she’s there. You know? I mean, I know that sounds like a bad thing, but it’s not.” – Everybody Loves Raymond

130) “If I lost you I would cry, oh how I love you baby.” – Ike and Tina Turner

131) “When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said.” – Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Love and relationship quotes by Oprah Winfrey

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132) “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

133) “Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.” – Oprah Winfrey

134) “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle

135) “We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allan Poe

136) “When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.”
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137) “Good luck finding somebody to put up with your shit for more than, like, six months. Okay? But I accept the whole package, the crazy and the brilliant. Alright? I know you’re not gonna change and I don’t want you to. It’s called accepting you for being you.” – Before Midnight

138) “Love doesn’t make the world go around. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones

139) “When a man can listen to a woman’s feelings without getting angry and frustrated, he gives her a wonderful gift. He makes it safe for her to express herself. The more she is able to express herself, the more she feels heard and understood, and the more she is able to give a man the loving trust, acceptance, appreciation, admiration, approval, and encouragement that he needs.” – Unknown

140) “Marion and I have not climbed Mount Everest or written a great American novel. But we’ve had the joy of raising two wonderful kids, and watching them and their friends grow up into loving adults. And now, we’re gonna have the pleasure of watching them pass that love onto their children. And I guess no man or woman could ask for anything more.” – Happy Days

Marriage has no guarantees…

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141) “Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery.” – Erma Bombeck

142) “A soul mate is the one person whose love is powerful enough to motivate you to meet your soul, to do the emotional work of self-discovery, of awakening.” – Kenny Loggins

143) “Man may have discovered fire, but women discovered how to play with it.” – Candace Bushnell, Sex and the City

144) “‘I love you,’ means that I accept you for the person that you are and that I don’t wish to change you into someone else. It means that I do not expect perfection from you, just as you don’t expect it from me. ‘I love you,’ means that I will love you and stand by you even through the worst of times. It means loving you when you are in a bad mood or too tired to do what I want. It means loving you when you are down, not just when you’re fun to be with.” – Unknown

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

146) “When you are missing someone, time seems to move slower, and when I’m falling in love with someone, time seems to be moving faster.” – Taylor Swift

147) “The moment you start to wonder if you deserve better, you do.” – Unknown

148) “We are most alive when we’re in love.” – John Updike

149) “I love you much (most beautiful darling) more than anyone on the earth and I like you better than everything in the sky.” – E.E. Cummings

150) “But I must admit, I miss you quite terribly. The world is too quiet without you nearby.” – Lemony Snicket, The Beatrice Letters

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Love and relationship quotes by Maya Angelou

"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and the courage to accept the love in return." - Maya Angelou
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151) “My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and the courage to accept the love in return.” – Maya Angelou

152) “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” – Maya Angelou

153) “Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.” – Maya Angelou

154) “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

155) “In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.” – Maya Angelou

156) “I don’t need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.” – Shirley MacLaine

157) “Never get mad at someone for being who they’ve always been. Be upset with yourself for not coming to terms with it sooner.” – Unknown

158) “I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge together.” – Lisa Kleypas, Blue-Eyed Devil

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  • 351 Pages – 03/25/2008 (Publication Date) – St. Martin’s Press (Publisher)

159) “I’m not telling you it is going to be easy- I am telling you it is going to be worth it.” – Art Williams

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

You are perfect and one of a kind!

"But for now, let me say...without hope or agenda...to me, you are perfect. And my wasted heart will love you..." - Love Actually
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161) “But for now, let me say…without hope or agenda…to me, you are perfect. And my wasted heart will love you…” – Mark, Love Actually

162) “The number of ways to express language is limited by only your imagination.” – Dr. Gary Chapman, 5 Love Languages

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163) “For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.” – Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss

164) “Okay, life’s a fact, people do fall in love, people do belong to each other, because that’s the only chance anybody’s got for real happiness.” – Paul, Breakfast at Tiffany’s

165) “I know I’m old enough to be his mother, but when the Duck laid that kiss on me last night, I swear my thighs just went up in flames! He must practice on melons or something.” – Pretty in Pink

166) “Once I knew you I never wanted to know anyone else.” – Leo Christopher

167) “One day, someone will walk into your life and make you see why it never worked out with anyone else.” – Anonymous

168) “It is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.” – Agatha Christie

169) “In my opinion, the best thing you can do is find someone who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you.” – Mac, Juno

170) “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.” Jane Austen, Sense & Sensibility

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171) “Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr

Love and relationship quotes by Richard Bach

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172) “Our soul mate is the one who makes life come to life.” – Richard Bach

173) “If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.” – Richard Bach

174) “True love stories never have endings.” – Richard Bach

Love and relationship quotes by Charles Dickens

"The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again." - Charles Dickens, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
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175) “The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.” – Charles Dickens, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

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176) “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.” – Charles Dickens

177) “The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” – Ernest Hemingway, Men Without Women

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178) “Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place.” – Ice-T

179) “People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.” – Joseph F. Newton

180) “A perfect relationship is not perfect, it’s just that both people never gave up.” – Unknown

181) “Perhaps we are in this world to search for love, find it and lose it, again and again. With each love, we are born anew, and with each love that ends, we collect a new wound. I am covered with proud scars.” – Isabel Allende

182) “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

183) “Learn to be quiet enough to hear the genuine in yourself, so that you can hear it in others.” – Marian Wright Edelman

184) “I’d rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you.” – Pocahantas

A soulmate for life…

"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, When Harry Met Sally
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185) “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, When Harry Met Sally

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186) “True love is your soul’s recognition of its counterpart in another.” – John, Wedding Crashers

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187) “You’re my reflection, all I see is you.” – Justin Timberlake

188) “A true relationship is two imperfect people refusing to give up on each other.” – Unknown

189) “Relationships end too soon because people stop putting in the same effort to keep you, as they did to win you.” – Unknown

190) “Remember, we’re madly in love, so it’s alright to kiss me anytime you feel like it.” – The Hunger Games

191) “A successful relationship requires falling in love multiple times, but always with the same person.” – Unknown

192) “No response is a response. And it’s a powerful one. Remember that.” – Unknown

193) “I love you – I am at rest with you – I have come home.” – Dorothy L. Sayers

194) “Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.” – Erich Fromm

195) “I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.” – Angelita Lim

196) “To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect.” – Criss Jami

Love and relationship quotes by Nicholas Sparks

"The scariest thing about distance is you don't know if they'll miss you or forget about you." - Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook
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197) “The scariest thing about distance is you don’t know if they’ll miss you or forget about you.” – Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

198) “I love you. I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I’ve ever had, and no matter what happens to us in the future, every day we are together is the greatest day of my life. I will always be yours.” – Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

199) “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?”
– Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song

200) “If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale.” – Nicholas Sparks

The secret to a happy marriage…

"The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret." - Henny Youngman
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201) “The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.” – Henny Youngman

202) “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

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

204) “Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.” – Benjamin Franklin

205) “She always thought she needed someone to love when all she really needed to do was love the world and let love find her in its time and in its way.” – Kate McGahan

206) “Since the invention of the kiss, there have been only five kisses that were rated the most passionate, the most pure. This one left them all behind.” – The Princess Bride

207) “Come sleep with me: We won’t make Love, Love will make us.” – Julio Cortázar

208) “Some think love can be measured by the amount of butterflies in their tummy. Others think love can be measured in bunches of flowers, or by using the words ‘for ever.’ But love can only truly be measured by actions. It can be a small thing, such as peeling an orange for a person you love because you know they don’t like doing it.” – Marian Keyes

209) “When we love somebody, we show it by doing something nice. [In a relationship] learn to serve: find a need and fulfill a need. Surprise people with a good deed they hadn’t planned on.” – Russell M. Nelson

210) “Sometimes, someone comes into your life, so unexpectedly, takes your heart by surprise, and changes your life forever.” – Unknown

211) “Sometimes you fall in love with the most unexpected person at the most unexpected time.” – Unknown

Love and relationship quotes by William Shakespeare

"Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better." - William Shakespeare
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212) “Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.” – William Shakespeare

213) “They do not love that do not show their love.” – William Shakespeare

214) “A soulmate is someone who you carry with you forever. It’s the one person who knew you and accepted you and believed in you before anyone else did or when no one else would.” – Dawson’s Creek

215) “Love starts as a feeling, but to continue is a choice. And I find myself choosing you, more and more every day.” – Justin Wetch

216) “Let’s, let’s stay together.” – Al Green, Let’s Stay Together

Love and relationship quotes by Haruki Murakami

"I think you still love me, but we can’t escape the fact that I’m not enough for you. I knew this was going to happen. So I’m not blaming you for falling in love with another woman. I’m not angry, either. I should be, but I’m not. I just feel pain. A lot of pain. I thought I could imagine how much this would hurt, but I was wrong." - Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun
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217) “I think you still love me, but we can’t escape the fact that I’m not enough for you. I knew this was going to happen. So I’m not blaming you for falling in love with another woman. I’m not angry, either. I should be, but I’m not. I just feel pain. A lot of pain. I thought I could imagine how much this would hurt, but I was wrong.” – Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun

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218) “It feels good to think about you when I’m warm in bed. I feel as if you’re curled up there beside me, fast asleep. And I think how great it would be if it were true.” – Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

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

Love and relationship quotes for every one of us.

"Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand." - Emily Kimbrough
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220) “Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.” – Emily Kimbrough

221) “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” – Mignon McLaughlin

222) “It don’t take a word, not a single word. Go on and kiss the girl.” – The Little Mermaid

223) “Don’t talk, just act. Don’t say, just show. Don’t promise, just prove.” – Unknown

224) “I love you, but you don’t know what you’re talking about.” – Moonrise Kingdom

225) “Your absence has not taught me how to be alone; it has merely shown me that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall.” – Doug Fetherling

226) “Love that stammers, that stutters, is apt to be the love that loves best.” – Gabriela Mistral

227) “The simple lack of her is more to me than others’ presence.” – Edward Thomas

228) “There is no challenge strong enough to destroy your marriage as long as you are both willing to stop fighting against each other, and start fighting for each other.” – Dave Willis

229) “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Carl W. Buechner

Love at first sight…

"I will always have a thing for you." - Unknown
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230) “I will always have a thing for you.” – Unknown

231) “I think it matters whether someone has a good heart.” – Elon Musk

232) “Thinking of you keeps me awake. Dreaming of you keeps me asleep. Being with you keeps me alive.” – Unknown

233) “I will love you always. When this red hair is white, I will still love you. When the smooth softness of youth is replaced by the delicate softness of age, I will still want to touch your skin. When your face is full of the lines of every smile you have ever smiled, of every surprise I have seen flash through your eyes, when every tear you have ever cried has left its mark upon your face,I will treasure you all the more, because I was there to see it all. I will share your life with you, Meredith, and I will love you until the last breath leaves your body or mine.” – Laurell K. Hamilton, A Lick of Frost

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234) “When it’s time for souls to meet, there’s nothing on earth that can prevent them from meeting, no matter where each may be located. When two hearts are meant for each other, no distance is too far, no time is too long, and no other love can break them apart.” – Jaime Lichauco

To love is easy…

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235) “To love is easy, to be in a relationship is extremely difficult.” – Santosh Kalwar

236) “We were together even when we were apart.” – Shannon A. Thompson, Death Before Daylight

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237) “Love is totally nonsensical. But we have to keep doing it or else we’re lost and love is dead, and humanity should just pack it in. Because love is the best thing we do.” – Ted, How I Met Your Mother

238) “Throughout life you will meet one person who is unlike any other. You could talk to this person for hours and never get bored. You could tell them anything and they would never judge you…this person is your soul mate, your best friend, don’t ever let them go.” – Unknown

239) “Love will travel as far as you let it. It has no limits.” – Dee King

240) “Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near.” – Helen Rowland

Love and relationship quotes by Bob Marley

"If she's amazing, she won't be easy. If she's easy, she won't be amazing. If she's worth it, you won't give up. If you give up, you're not worthy...Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for." - Bob Marley
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241) “If she’s amazing, she won’t be easy. If she’s easy, she won’t be amazing. If she’s worth it, you won’t give up. If you give up, you’re not worthy…Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.” – Bob Marley

242) “You open your heart knowing that there’s a chance it may be broken one day and in opening your heart, you experience a love and joy that you never dreamed possible. 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

243) “Love: Two minds without a single thought.” – Philip Barry

244) “Ultimately, we wish the joy of perfect union with the person we love.” – Mortimer Adler

245) “A true relationship is two unperfect people refusing to give up on each other.”

246) “I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there’s a life after that, I’ll love you then.” – Cassandra Clare

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

248) “I want to be with you. It’s as simple and as complicated as that.” – Charles Bukowski

249) “I was born when you kissed me. I died when you left me. I lived a few weeks while you loved me.” – Humphrey Bogart

250) “We don’t meet people by accident. They are meant to cross our path for a reason.” – Unknown

Love and relationship quotes by Paulo Coelho

"A relationship where you can be weird together is your best choice." - Paulo Coelho
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251) “A relationship where you can be weird together is your best choice.” – Paulo Coelho

252) “When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” – Paulo Coelho

253) “My heart might be bruised, but it will recover and become capable of seeing beauty of life once more. It’s happened before, it will happen again, I’m sure. When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive. I’ll find love again.” – Paulo Coelho

254) “Well, it seems to me that the best relationships – the ones that last – are frequently the ones that are rooted in friendship. You know, one day you look at the person and you see something more than you did the night before. Like a switch has been flicked somewhere. And the person who was just a friend is… suddenly the only person you can ever imagine yourself with.” – Gillian Anderson

255) “We were together even when we were apart.” – Shannon A. Thompson

256) “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Brontë

257) “Whether it is a friendship or a relationship, all bonds are built on trust. Without it, you have nothing.” – Unknown

258) “Fall in love with someone who makes you glad to be different.” – Sue Zhao

259) “I will return. I will find you. Love you. Marry you. And live without shame.” – Atonement

Love and relationship quotes that will leave you speechless!

"I read once that the ancient Egyptians had fifty words for sand & the Eskimos had a hundred words for snow. I wish I had a thousand words for love, but all that comes to mind is the way you move against me while you sleep & there are no words for that." - Brian Andreas
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260) “I read once that the ancient Egyptians had fifty words for sand & the Eskimos had a hundred words for snow. I wish I had a thousand words for love, but all that comes to mind is the way you move against me while you sleep & there are no words for that.” – Brian Andreas

261) “There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.” – Bryant H. McGill

262) “When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.” – Victor Hugo

263) “I wonder if we ever think of each other at the same time.” – Unknown

264) “One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love.” – Sophocles

265) “I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.” – J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of The Rings

266) “You meet thousands of people and none of them really touch you. And then you meet one person and your life is changed forever.” – Jamie Randall, Love & Other Drugs

267) “Your task is not to seek love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” – Rumi

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