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86 Relationship Quotes That You Will Love

Relationship Quotes

Updated on: Feb 10, 2024

Relationship quotes can be used anywhere and everywhere. If your partner's love language is words of affirmation, you can use a couple to show them how much you care about them. If you are making them a cute gift or writing them a card you could include one in there as well. This list of 86 relationship quotes will make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside thinking about your loved one.

Inspirational Relationship Quotes

1. "Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope." – Maya Angelou quotes on love and relationships

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

3. "At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet." – Plato

4. "True love is your soul's recognition of its counterpart in another." —John (Owen Wilson), from Wedding Crashers

5. "The only time I don't feel like a ghost is when you look at me, because when you look at me, you see me. You see me. This is me. This is me." – Grey's Anatomy

6. "The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it." —Nicholas Sparks, from At First Sight

7. "Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." —Marcel Proust

8. "Forgiveness is the oil of all relationships." —Anonymous

9. "Don't ever think I fell for you, or fell over you. I didn't fall in love; I rose in it." – Toni Morrison, Jazz

10. "Maybe you don't need the whole world to love you. Maybe you just need one person." —Kermit the Frog

Encouraging Relationship Quotes

11. “Love is an endless act of forgiveness. Forgiveness is me giving up the right to hurt you for hurting me.“ — Beyoncé

12. “Don’t try to be something to everyone. Be everything to someone.”– Unknown

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

14. “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

15. “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

16. “No road is long with good company.”– Turkish Proverb

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

18. “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

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

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

21. “Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.” — Walter Winchell

Relationship Quotes for Tough Times

22. “The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.” – Charles Dickens

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

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

25. “We are like a deck of cards; different colors and symbols but one cannot work without the whole set.” - Unknown

26. “Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.” — Hugh Mackay

27. "Love isn't hopeless. Look, maybe I'm no expert on the subject, but there was one time I got it right." – The Simpsons

28. “For the first time in my life, I don’t have to try to be happy. When I’m with you, it just happens.” -Unknown

29. “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

30. “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.”– Unknown

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

32. “Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”— Maya Angelou

Cute Relationship Quotes

33. "We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly." –Sam Keen, To Love and Be Loved

34. "Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies." —Aristotle

35. "If I had a flower for every time I thought of you... I could walk through my garden forever." — Alfred Tennyson

36. “What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?” – George Eliot

37. “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

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

39. “I love the way we look together – as sweet as sugar and as nice as ice.” - Unknown

40. "You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams."—Dr. Seuss

41. "Sometimes two people have to fall apart to realize how much they need to fall back together."—Anonymous

42. "All at once everything is different/Now that I see you." – Lyrics from "I See the Light," Tangled

Sweet Relationship Quotes

43. "Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same." — Emily Brontë

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

45. “You are my greatest adventure.” – The Incredibles

46. “My relation with you is not like Rain, Which comes and goes away, My relation is like Air, Sometimes Silent but always Around You.” -Unknown

47. "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 (Billy Crystal), from When Harry Met Sally

48. "... When I look at you, I can feel it. And... and I look, and I... and I'm home." – Finding Nemo

49. "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

50. “The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect freedom with which we each follow and declare our own impressions.” – George Eliot

51. “I love my eyes when you look into them. I love my name when you say it. I love my heart when you touch it. I love my life when you are in it.” -Unknown

52. “Everything seems right when you’re with the right person and you feel lucky to be blessed because of their love for you.” – Unknown

Adorable Relationship Quotes

53. "Who, being loved, is poor?" —Oscar Wilde

54. "Love is a game that two can play and both can win." —Eva Gabor

55. "The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard — they must be felt with the heart." — Helen Keller

56. “Everyone has their weakness, but I have two: everything you say, and everything you do.” -Unknown

57. “For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.” – Stephanie Perkins

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

59. “When people talked about soul mates, I never believed them; until I met you.” -Unknown

60. "There is no remedy for love but to love more." — Henry David Thoreau

61. "I love her, and it is the beginning of everything." —F. Scott Fitzgerald

62. “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.”—Yoko Ono

63. "But I must admit, I miss you quite terribly. The world is too quiet without you nearby." – Lemony Snicket, The Beatrice Letters

64. “You held me so tight I couldn’t breathe, but there wouldn’t be a better way to die.” -Unknown

Funny Relationship Quotes

65. "It don't take a word, not a single word. Go on and kiss the girl." – The Little Mermaid

66. “Assumptions are the termites of relationships.” — Henry Winkler

67. "Remember, we're madly in love, so it's alright to kiss me anytime you feel like it." –The Hunger Games

68. “Maybe our girlfriends are our soulmates and guys are just people to have fun with.” – Candace Bushnell

69. "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

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

71. "Man may have discovered fire, but women discovered how to play with it." – Sex and the City

72. “A woman laughing is a woman conquered.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

73. "Yes, I'm drunk. And you're beautiful. And tomorrow morning, I'll be sober but you'll still be beautiful." – The Dreamers

74. “The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.” – E. Joseph Cossman

Insightful Relationship Quotes

75. "Love is the only gold." – Alfred Lord Tennyson, Becket

76. "Tell me who admires you loves you, and I will tell you who you are." – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

77. "For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love." – Carl Sagan, Contact

78. "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

79. “Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.” — Bob Marley

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

81. “Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.” – J.K. Rowling

82. “Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate.”– Albert Schweitzer

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

84. "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

85. “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

86. "And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make…" —The Beatles, from "The End"

Relationship Quotes: Conclusion

These 86 relationship quotes fit every occasion you can think of! If you are going through a rough patch there are plenty to read and if you are trying to find a cute one for a present, there is ample selection.

Written by Colby Noble; Contributor: Lauren Bolt