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Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky. Rainer Maria Rilke

You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. Wayne W. Dyer

We are, many of us, a planet orbiting somebody’s sun, unconscious of a lonely moon, orbiting our planet. Robert Brault

Under every full moon are lovers in love, and under every bright sun two friends smile as one. Terri Guillemets

Once you find someone to share your ups and downs, downs are almost as good as ups. Robert Brault

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. From the movie Annie

Sometimes you know a relationship won’t work but you enter it anyway, because it would be so cool if it did. Robert Brault

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. Buddha

Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you’re in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad. Nick Cannon

There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love. Bryant H. McGill

The thing that I think is the most important is taking moments to express your appreciation to your partner. A thank you or a quick kiss can go a long way toward affirming your relationship and commitment to each other. That’s not hard to do even when you’re juggling insane careers and three kids. Michael Ian Black

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

In finding love, I think it’s important to be patient. In being in a relationship, I think it’s important to be honest, to communicate, to respect and trust, and to strive to give more than you take. Kina Grannis

Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship. Margaret Mead

I’m lucky in having found the perfect partner to spend my life with. Sara Paretsky

If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were. Richard Bach

How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours. Wayne Dyer

We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. Barbara De Angelis

People change and forget to tell each other. Lillian Hellman

If God had intended us to be alone, there would be more pleasure in massaging our own shoulders. Robert Brault

Sometimes you have to get to know someone really well to realize you’re really strangers. Mary Tyler Moore

A relationship will eventually turn love inside out. And the test is whether you can love from both sides. Terri Guillemets

When something is missing in your life, it usually turns out to be someone. Robert Brault

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

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Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it. Chuck Palahniuk

God gives us relatives; thank God, we can choose our friends. Addison Mizner

Truth is, I’ll never know all there is to know about you just as you will never know all there is to know about me. Humans are by nature too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, a dash of optimism and a great deal of candour. Tom Hanks

I have my own high standards for what I want in a partner and how I want to be treated. I bring a lot to the table. I’m not talking about material things but what I have to offer as a person – love and loyalty and all the things that make a good relationship. Jennifer Lopez

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

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You know that when I hate you, it is because I love you to a point of passion that unhinges my soul. Julie-Jeanne Eléonore de Lepsinasse

In the coldest February, as in every other month in every other year, the best thing to hold on to in this world is each other. Linda Ellerbee

Today, befriend a stranger, or if you feel up to more of a challenge, befriend a loved one. Robert Brault

Soul-mates are people who bring out the best in you. They are not perfect but are always perfect for you. Author Unknown

There are couples a matchmaker would match every time — and couples who, for no rhyme or reason, rhyme. Robert Brault

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When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes. Victor Hugo

But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Khalil Gibran

Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate. Robert Louis Stevenson

The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends. B. R. Ambedkar

Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you. Walter Winchell

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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

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 Levine

Sometimes it is the person closest to us who must travel the furthest distance to be our friend. Robert Brault

Assumptions are the termites of relationships. Henry Winkler

Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings. Miles Franklin

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When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. Maya Angelou

I think it’s important to have closure in any relationship that ends – from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly into your next phase. Jennifer Aniston

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. Plato

I have my ethics and morals. I have my anchor point of what is right and wrong in real life, but I’m not afraid to entertain any and every aspect of personality in relationship to creating a character. Corin Nemec

There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage. Martin Luther

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Eventually, if you’re lucky in life, you find someone with the same chemical imbalance you have. Robert Brault

So often the end of a love affair is death by a thousand cuts, so often its survival is life by a thousand stitches. Robert Brault

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. Oprah Winfrey

Good company upon the road is the shortest cut. Author Unknown

There are times when two people need to step apart from one another, but there is no rule that says they have to turn and fire. Robert Brault

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We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all. Eleanor Roosevelt

You can never control who you fall in love with, even when you’re in the most sad, confused time of your life. You don’t fall in love with people because they’re fun. It just happens. Kirsten Dunst

The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike… you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it’s true. Valentino Rossi

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

There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness. Friedrich Nietzsche

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In the end, who among us does not choose to be a little less right to be a little less lonely. Robert Brault

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

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. “Pooh!” he whispered. “Yes, Piglet?” “Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. “I just wanted to be sure of you.” A.A. Milne

I felt it shelter to speak to you. Emily Dickinson

As important as shared memories is the silent agreement that certain things never happened. Robert Brault

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Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better. William Shakespeare

The better you know yourself, the better your relationship with the rest of the world. Toni Collette

I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman. Anais Nin

On the relationship side, if you teach people to respond actively and constructively when someone they care about has a victory, it increases love and friendship and decreases the probability of depression. Martin Seligman

The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I’ve always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It’s been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It’s a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game. Michael Jordan

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Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same. Flavia Weedn

What we find in a soulmate is not something wild to tame but something wild to run with. Robert Brault

No road is long with good company. Turkish Proverb

Happiness is having a dream you cannot let go of and a partner who would never ask you to. Robert Brault

Sometimes, we need a few people in our lives who will calmly call our bluff. Dr. SunWolf

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More than half of people who leave their jobs do so because of their relationship with their boss. Smart companies make certain their managers know how to balance being professional with being human. These are the bosses who celebrate an employee’s success, empathize with those going through hard times, and challenge people, even when it hurts. Travis Bradberry

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom. Rabindranath Tagore

Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things. Keanu Reeves

I am convinced that material things can contribute a lot to making one’s life pleasant, but, basically, if you do not have very good friends and relatives who matter to you, life will be really empty and sad and material things cease to be important. David Rockefeller

I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad. Nick Cannon

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Are we not like two volumes of one book? Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

Trouble is part of your life, and if you don’t share it, you don’t give the person who loves you enough chance to love you enough. Dinah Shore

Sooner or later we realize that we will only be offered imperfect people to love. Dr. SunWolf

In the end there doesn’t have to be anyone who understands you. There just has to be someone who wants to. Robert Brault

Lust is easy. Love is hard. Like is most important. Carl Reiner

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Basically, the only thing we need is a hand that rests on our own, that wishes it well, that sometimes guides us. Hector Bianciotti

In the best of relationships you have two people who cannot think of anything that was not part of the deal. Robert Brault

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


You can be happy with someone who likes you despite your faults — until you meet someone who likes your faults. Robert Brault

Never give up on someone you can’t go a day without thinking about. Author Unknown

The people in your life who don’t need an invitation still like to get one. Robert Brault

As we grow up, we learn that even the one person that wasn’t supposed to ever let you down probably will. You will have your heart broken probably more than once and it’s harder every time. You’ll break hearts too, so remember how it felt when yours was broken. You’ll fight with your best friend. You’ll blame a new love for things an old one did. You’ll cry because time is passing too fast, and you’ll eventually lose someone you love. Author Unknown

It is usually the case that people who know you better than you know yourself think you’re a pretty good person. Robert Brault

Without a single thought, two hands collide and the world finally makes sense again. Kayla Dawn

A lovers’ quarrel is always about every quarrel you ever had. Robert Brault

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart. Washington Irving

Distance is a bad excuse for not having a good relationship with somebody. It’s the determination to keep it going or let it fall by the wayside; that’s the real reason that the relationships continue. James McAvoy

Assumptions are the termites of relationships. Henry Winkler