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30 Quotes to Inspire Success in Relationships

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1- “The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.” – Thomas Merton

2- “There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance.” – John Lennon

3- “Good friendships are fragile things and require as much care as any other fragile and precious thing.” – Randolph S. Bourne

4- “Even the Lone Ranger didn’t do it alone.” – Harvey MacKay

5- “Relationships survive on trust, and if that is broken at any point, it’s pretty much the end of the relationship. Besides, inability to communicate leads to problems.” – Yuvraj Singh

6- “We mistakenly assume that if our partners love us they will react and behave in certain ways – the ways we react and behave when we love someone.” – John Gray

7- “Who you are is speaking so loudly that I can’t hear what you’re saying.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

8- “Have the courage to be sincere, clear and honest. This opens the door to deeper communication all around. It creates self-empowerment and the kind of connections with others we all want in life. Speaking from the heart frees us from the secrets that burden us. These secrets are what make us sick or fearful. Speaking truth helps you get clarity on your real heart directives.” – Sara Paddison

9- “If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call you could make, who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting?” – Stephen Levin

10- “The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.” – Joseph Priestley

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11- “No one can live without relationship. You may withdraw into the mountains, become a monk, a sannyasi, wander off into the desert by yourself, but you are related. You cannot escape from that absolute fact. You cannot exist in isolation.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

12- “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” – John Andres Holmes

13- “The goal is to provide inspiring information that moves people to action.” – Guy Kawasaki

14- “You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.” – Frederick Buechner

15- “If we center ourselves within the heart chakra and control our thoughts, we can find the balance and harmony in every situation.” – Laurie Bain

16- “Any relationship primarily built on physical attractiveness is predestined to be short lived.” – Zig Ziglar

17- “My relationship with my body has changed. I used to consider it as a servant who should obey, function, give pleasure. In sickness, you realise that you are not the boss. It is the other way around.” – Federico Fellini

18- “Just as a man is fulfilled through working out the intricate details of solving a problem, a woman is fulfilled through talking about the details of her problems.” – John Gray

19- “With the gift of listening comes the gift of healing.” – Catherine de Hueck

20- “Oh the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are – chaff and grain together – certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.” – Dinah Craik

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21- “There is harmony in the tension of opposites, as in the case of the bow and lyre.” – Heraclitus

22- “You’ll succeed best when you put the restless, anxious side of affairs out of mind, and allow the restful side to live in your thoughts” – Margaret Stowe

23- “Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.” – Emily Kimbrough

24- “You will become like the five people you associate with the most. This can be either a blessing or a curse.” – Billy Cox

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

26- “Make sure you are understood. Don’t blame the other person for not understanding. Instead, look for ways to clarify or rephrase what you are trying to say so it can be understood.” – Joel Garlfinkle

27- “The richest people in the world look for and build networks; everyone else looks for work.” – Robert Kiyosaki

28- “If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.” – Noam Chomsky

29- “If fame were based on kindness instead of popularity, on understanding and not on worldwide attention, you would be the biggest celebrity on earth. And to my heart, you already are.” – Anonymous

30- “Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.” – Ben Stein

BONUS RELATIONSHIP QUOTE
“Our first and last love is self-love.” – Christian Nestell Bovee

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