Some Great Quotes about Relationships

Here are some  quotes about relationships that may inspire, make you laugh or make you value the different types of relationships that are happening all around us.


Our greatest joy-and our greatest pain comes in our relationships with others.

Stephen R. Covey

We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics.

Joyce Meyer

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect. If it’s not based on respect, nothing that appears to be good will last very long.

Amy Grant

I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone, it’s not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people that make you feel all alone.

Robin Williams

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

Donald Miller

Every person, all the events of your life are there because you have drawn them there. What you choose to do with them is up to you.

Richard Bach

A healthy relationship will never require you to sacrifice your friends, your dreams, or your dignity.

Dinkar Kalotra

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

Gloria Steinem

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

Miles Franklin

The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships.

Anthony Robbins

Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Albert Camus

If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were.

Richard Bach

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.

Henry James

Don’t smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Angela Davis

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

Mae West

No road is long with good company.

Turkish Proverb

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

Stephen R. Covey

When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.

Dale Carnegie

Eighty percent of life’s satisfaction comes from meaningful relationships.

Brian Tracy

It is the things in common that make relationships enjoyable, but it is the little differences that make them interesting.

Todd Ruthman

Before we can have a successful relationship with anyone, we first need a perfect personal relationship.

Russ Von Hoelscher

If we are incapable of finding peace in ourselves, it is pointless to search elsewhere.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.

Wayne W. Dyer