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Relationship Quotes and Advice for a Happy Life (2022)

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These relationship quotes are perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about being in a relationship or cheer up someone who is going through a difficult time in their relationship.

Everyone wishes to have a strong relationship. A relationship built on solid foundations such as respect, love, and loyalty.

However, each relationship is unique, and some argue that there is no single formula for building a strong relationship. Our fates differ; some succeeded, while others failed and were hurt in the end. That is why we have gathered these relationship quotes for you to learn from those who have been in one and make your own decision.

Check out the complete list here.

Best Relationship Quotes

1. “The greatest relationships are the ones you never expected to be in.” – Anonymous

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

3. “All relationships go through hell, real ones get through it.” – Anonymous

4. “A true relationship is two imperfect people refusing to give up on each other.” – Anonymous

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5. “Relationships are worth fighting for, but you can’t be the only one fighting.” – Anonymous

6. “We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics.” – Joyce Meyer

7. “The secret to a happy relationship is two happy people.” – Naval Ravikant

8. “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.” – Anonymous

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9. “We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen

10. “The purpose of a relationship is not to have another who might complete you, but to have another with whom you might share your completeness.” – Neale Donald Walsch

11. “A great relationship doesn’t happen because of the love you had in the beginning, but how well you continue building love until the end.” – Anonymous

12. “In a relationship each person should support the other; they should lift each other up.” – Taylor Swift

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13. “All relationships have one law. Never make the one you love to feel alone, especially when you’re there.” – Anonymous

14. “No relationship is perfect, ever. There are always some ways you have to bend, to compromise, to give something up in order to gain something greater.” – Sarah Dessen

Quotes That Demonstrate How Trust Affects Relationships

15. “Trust is the fruit of a relationship in which you know you are loved.” – WM. Paul Young

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

17. “The more trust that exists in a relationship, the more you look out for each other.” – John Gottman

18. “Trust in a relationship is very crucial. Without trust, a relationship cannot last as a healthy and happy bond.” – Alana Johnson

19. “The biggest difference trust makes in any relationship—and not just an intimate one—is that you can relax, be open, be yourself.” – Mira Kirshenbaum

20. “Every couple has ups and downs, every couple argues, and that’s the thing—you’re a couple, and couples can’t function without trust.” – Nicholas Sparks

21. “Relationships end because once the person has you, they stop doing the things it took to get you.” – Anonymous

Relationship Quotes About Love and Happiness

22. “Be a loving person rather than in a love relationship.” – Osho

23. “If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.” – Princess Diana

24. “When love is a relationship, it creates misery. When love is a state of being, it creates bliss.” – Osho

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

26. “You don’t fall in love just once in the perfect relationship. You fall in love over and over again.” – Anonymous

27. “When you get the love of your life, amazing things happen! Those mystical feelings are even beyond our ability to describe.” – Anonymous

28. “Love is at the root of everything. All learning. All parenting. All relationships. Love, or the lack of it.” – Fred Rogers

29. “When you’re in a relationship and it’s good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete.” – Keith Sweat

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

31. “There is no better feeling than to love someone and to be loved in return by that same person.” – Anonymous

32. “When a relationship doesn’t work anymore, it’s terrible to stay with someone that you don’t love.” – Monica Bellucci

33. “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 Varjak

34. “You meet thousands of people and none of them really touch you. And then you meet one person and your life is changed forever.” – Anonymous

35. “Relationships include: fights, jealousy, arguments, faith, tears, disagreements, but a real relationship fights through all that with love.” – Anonymous

36. “In true love, the smallest distance is too great and the greatest distance can be bridged.” – Hans Nouwens

37. “The best relationships in our lives are the best not because they have been the happiest ones, they are that way because they have stayed strong through the most tormentful of storms.” – Pandora Poikilos

Relationship Quotes and Secrets for Creating a Strong Connection

38. “Well, it seems to me that the best relationships, the ones that last—are frequently the ones that are rooted in friendship.” – Gillian Anderson

39. “Do what you did at the beginning of the relationship and there won’t be an end.” – Anthony Robbins

40. “When you love someone you want to take care of that person as you would take care of yourself.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

41. “Successful relationships start by giving up control, giving up the need to be loved or wanted or right all the time.” – Mark Manson

42. “In a relationship there must be affection, consideration, adjustment, self-denial, yielding; not to conquer but to live happily.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

43. “A good relationship is when someone accepts your past, supports your present, and encourages your future.” – Anonymous

44. “No relationship is all sunshine, but two people can share one umbrella and survive the storm together.” – Anonymous

45. “You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships every day. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” – Epicurus

46. “Relationships, marriages are ruined where one person continues to learn, develop and grow and the other person stands still.” – Catherine Pulsifer

47. “You can’t have a relationship with someone hoping they’ll change. You have to be willing to commit to them as they are, with no expectations. And if they happen to choose to change at some point along the way, then that’s just a bonus.” – Neil Strauss

Interesting Relationship Quotes to Inspire You

48. “Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.” – Mike Murdock

49. “Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

50. “Relationships fail because people take their own insecurities and try to twist them into their partner’s flaws.” – Baylor Barbee

51. “It is the things in common that make relationships enjoyable, but it is the little differences that make them interesting.” – Todd Ruthman

52. “I love the way we look together—as sweet as sugar and as nice as ice.” – Anonymous

53. “In relationships, the little things are the big things.” – Stephen Covey

54. “The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but to hold hands.” – Alexandra Penney

55. “It is only when we no longer compulsively need someone that we can have a real relationship with them.” – Anthony Storr

56. “Relationship is a process of self-discovery, a wider and deeper understanding; relationship is a constant adjustment in self-discovery.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

57. “The extent to which two people in a relationship can bring up and resolve issues is a critical marker of the soundness of a relationship.” – Henry Cloud

58. “To know when to go away and when to come closer is the key to any lasting relationship.” – Doménico Cieri Estrada

Deep Relationship Quotes That Will Make You Think

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

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

61. “The relationship is like money, hard to earn and easy to lose.” – Kumar Sinha

62. “Not everyone who loves each other needs to be in a relationship. And not everyone who’s in a relationship loves each other.” – Anonymous

63. “If you love yourself you love others, if you hate yourself you hate others because in relationship with others it is only you mirrored.” – Osho

64. “When you cultivate quality relationships, not only do you feel better and help your friends feel better, but you contribute to an increase of joy, love, and peace in the world.” – Tara Bianca

65. “Like all living things, relationships have lifespans; some are short and end too soon.” – Anonymous

66. “Forgiveness is the oil of all relationships.” – Anonymous

67. “Only when your love for someone exceeds your need for them do you have a shot at a genuine relationship together.” – Neil Strauss

68. “A deadness occurs in relationships when people are no longer willing to tell each other how they really feel.” – Shakti Gawain

69. “A relationship requires a lot of work and commitment.” – Greta Scacchi

70. “There’s no perfect relationship. All relationships are work. If you put in the work, you’ll reap the rewards.” – Jesse Metcalfe

71. “Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.” – Dalai Lama XIV

72. “The most important ingredient we put into any relationship is not what we say or what we do, but what we are.” – Stephen R. Covey

73. “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

Relationship Quotes That Will Motivate You to Get Rid of Toxic People

74. “Leaving a toxic relationship may be painful at first, but with time, you may feel as if a huge weight has been lifted.” – Anonymous

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75. “Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey

76. “Letting go of a toxic relationship gives you more space to get to know yourself.” – Anonymous

77. “Leaving a toxic relationship may be one of the bravest steps you take in putting your mental and physical well being first.” – Anonymous

78. “Ending a toxic relationship often means beginning a new journey of self-reflection and self-care.” – Anonymous

79. “Bravery is leaving a toxic relationship and knowing that you deserve better.” – Anonymous

80. “Acknowledge what you’re scared to lose if you end a toxic relationship and think about what you’re hoping to experience in the future.” – Anonymous

81. “If your relationship isn’t right, have the courage and respect to tell your partner what you’re feeling. You really have three options: fix it, leave, or accept the status quo.” – Shane Parrish

82. “It’s better to be single with high standards than in a relationship settling for less.” – Anonymous

82. “Ending a relationship that drains you gives you space to find what uplifts you.” – Anonymous

84. “We should fight for our relationships, but if fighting means ripping yourself to shreds and piggybacking on all his demons, you need to leave.” – Tara Love

85. “When being in a relationship hurts you, leave. Don’t stay and keep drowning because love isn’t supposed to be painful.” – Mielya Saladdin

86. “Saying goodbye to a toxic relationship means you were brave enough to trust your gut.” – Anonymous

Relationship Quotes To Ponder On

87. “Relationships don’t always make sense. Especially from the outside.” – Sarah Dessen

88. “A great relationship is about two things: first, appreciating the similarities and second, respecting the differences.” – Anonymous

89. “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.” – Nicholas Sparks

90. “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.” – Anonymous

91. “Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don’t over-analyze your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.” – Leo F. Buscaglia

92. “You lose yourself trying to hold on to someone who doesn’t care about losing you.” – Tablo

93. “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 F. Buscaglia

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Relationship Quotes for Him

94. “The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman’s heart.” – Josiah G. Holland

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95. “The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her.” – Bob Marley

96. “Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.” – Nicole Krauss

97. “You cannot leave everything to fate, boy. She’s got a lot to do. Sometimes you must give her a hand.” – Leonardo da Vinci

98. “When in a relationship, a real man doesn’t make his woman jealous of others, he makes others jealous of his woman.” – Steve Maraboli

Relationship Quotes for Her

99. “She was in trouble. Chaos really. But her smile. Her smile dared me to fall in love with her.” – Atticus

100. “A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.” – Jane Austen

101. “And when I’m with her, I feel happy to be alive. Like I can do anything.” – Cory Matthews

102. “That’s my sweetheart in there. Wherever she is, that’s where my home is.” – Nicholas Sparks

103. “A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.” – Honore de Balzac

Wise Quotes for Someone in a Long Distance Relationship

104. “Definition of a long-distance relationship: inconveniently the most effective way to find out if you really love each other.” – Anonymous

105. “The scariest thing about distance is you don’t know if they’ll miss you or forget about you.” – Nicholas Sparks

106. “The tough part of having a long-distance relationship is the fight. Normal people can fight and make up by talking face to face. That gets a lot more difficult in a long-distance relationship.” – Darren Klee

107. “Long-distance relationships are hard, but they’re also incredible. If you can love, trust, respect, and support each other from a distance then you’ll be unstoppable once you’re physically together.” – Anonymous

108. “Loving you is brave. Missing you is hard. But seeing you again makes it all worth it.” – Anonymous

109. “Being close is the first and last desire of lovers, but being far and loving each other without an inch’s difference is the characteristic of real love.” – Senora Ray

110. “Distance teaches us to appreciate the days that we are able to spend together and distance teaches us the definition of patience. It is a reminder that every moment together is special, and every second should be cherished.” – Anonymous

111. “Distance never separates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles and in seconds we are there. But whenever I start feeling sad, because I miss you, I remind myself how lucky I am to have someone so special to miss.” – Cheryl Ott

112. “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

What do you think causes some people’s aversion to commitment and relationships? Do you have any relationship quotes or advice you’d like to share with us? Please include them in the comments.