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Relationship Quotes

Understanding • Relationships • Marriage

All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
Immanuel Kant
People of little understanding are most apt to be angry when their sense is called into question.
Samuel Richardson
I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.
Robert McCloskey
When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.
Barbara De Angelis
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.
Anthony J. D’Angelo
Love life and life will love you back. Love people and they will love you back.
Arthur Rubinstein
We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck. But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness.
Ellen Goodman
What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery.
Erma Bombeck
When you make the sacrifice in marriage, you’re sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.
Joseph Campbell
Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
Barbara De Angelis
A good marriage is at least 80 percent good luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust.
Nanette Newman
My husband and I have never considered divorce… murder sometimes, but never divorce.
Joyce Brothers
Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.
Joseph Barth
Love at first sight is easy to understand; it’s when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.
Amy Bloom