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Relationships Quotes

26 of the best book quotes about relationships
  1. #1
    “When the karma of a relationship is done, only love remains. It’s safe. Let go.”
  2. #2
    “Well, you never knew exactly how much space you occupied in people’s lives. Yet from this fog his affection emerged--the best contacts are when one knows the obstacles and still wants to preserve a relation.”
  3. #3
    “Estella, to the last hour of my life, you cannot choose but remain part of my character, part of the little good in me, part of the evil. But, in this separation I associate you only with the good, and I will faithfully hold you to that always, for you must have done me far more good than harm, let me feel now what sharp distress I may. O God bless you, God forgive you!”
  4. #4
    “When looking for a life partner, my advice to women is date all of them: the bad boys, the cool boys, the commitment-phobic boys, the crazy boys. But do not marry them. The things that make the bad boys sexy do not make them good husbands. When it comes time to settle down, find someone who wants an equal partner. Someone who thinks women should be smart, opinionated and ambitious. Someone who values fairness and expects or, even better, wants to do his share in the home. These men exist and, trust me, over time, nothing is sexier.”
  5. #5
    “You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope.”
  6. #6
    “Relationships are the most important thing in life, and friends are a part of that.”
  7. #7
    “I wish I could give you what you’re looking for, but I don’t know what it is. There’s a part of you that you keep closed off from everyone, including me. It’s as if I’m not the one you’re really with. You mind is on someone else.”
  8. #8
    “Without another word they came together, as if it were the most natural thing in the world, and he put his arms around her, drawing her close.”
  1. #9
    “We’ve got a bond in common, you and I. We are both alone in the world.”
  2. #10
    “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.”
  3. #11
    “I have a history of making decisions very quickly about men. I have always fallen in love fast and without measuring risks. I have a tendency not only to see the best in everyone, but to assume that everyone is emotionally capable of reaching his highest potential. I have fallen in love more times than I care to count with the highest potential of a man, rather than with the man himself, and I have hung on to the relationship for a long time (sometimes far too long) waiting for the man to ascend to his own greatness. Many times in romance I have been a victim of my own optimism.”
  4. #12
    “She wanted something else, something different, something more. Passion and romance, perhaps, or maybe quiet conversations in candlelit rooms, or perhaps something as simple as not being second.”
  5. #13
    “I thought, briefly, that I would never feel as intensely connected to the world, to another human being, as I did at that moment.”
  6. #14
    “Stuart needs “space” and “time,” as if this were physics and not a human relationship.”
  7. #15
    “Sir,” she said, “you are no gentleman!”
    “An apt observation,” he answered airily. “And, you, Miss, are no lady.”
  8. #16
    “We teach females that in relationships, compromise is what a woman is more likely to do.”
  1. #17
    “The idea of actually losing Peeta hit me again and I realized how much I don’t want him to die. And it’s not about the sponsors. And it’s not about what will happen back home. And it’s not just that I don’t want to be alone. It’s him. I do not want to lose the boy with the bread.”
  2. #18
    “Gale gave me a sense of security I’d lacked since my father’s death. His companionship replaced the long solitary hours in the woods. I became a much better hunter when I didn’t have to look over my shoulder constantly, when someone was watching my back…Being out in the woods with Gale…sometimes I was actually happy.”
  3. #19
    “My dear, I don’t give a damn.”
  4. #20
    “Happiness [is] only real when shared.”
  5. #21
    “You are scored on my heart, Clark. You were from the first day you walked in, with your ridiculous clothes and your bad jokes and your complete inability to ever hide a single thing you felt.”
  6. #22
    “Everything I had worked for, all my years of study, had been to purchase for myself this one privilege: to see and experience more truths than those given to me by my father, and to use those truths to construct my own mind. I had come to believe that the ability to evaluate many ideas, many histories, many points of view, was at the heart of what it means to self-create. If I yielded now, I would lose more than an argument. I would lose custody of my own mind. This was the price I was being asked to pay, I understood that now. What my father wanted to cast from me wasn’t a demon: it was me.”
  7. #23
    “I held him close and said nothing, all the while telling him silently that he was loved. Oh, but he was loved.”
  8. #24
    “I let him know a hurt had been mended in a way that he couldn’t have known, and for that alone there would always be a piece of me indebted to him.”
  9. #25
    “All I can say is that you make me... you make me into someone I couldn’t even imagine. You make me happy, even when you’re awful. I would rather be with you - even the you that you seem to think is diminished - than with anyone else in the world.”
  10. #26
    “Sometimes, Clark, you are pretty much the only thing that makes me want to get up in the morning.”
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