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Hermann Hesse Topic: Relationships
It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is. •Hermann Hesse Intimate relationships cannot substitute for a life plan. But to have any meaning or viability at all, a life plan must include intimate relationships. •Harriet Lerner Treasure your relationships, not your possessions. •Anthony J D'Angelo Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none. •Richard M DeVos Without relationships, no matter how much wealth, fame, power, prestige and seeming success by the standards and opinions of the world one has, happiness will constantly eluded him. •Sidney Malwed Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate. •Albert Schweitzer The easiest kind of relationship is with ten thousand people, the hardest is with one. •Joan Baez For me, the highest level of sexual excitement is in a monogamous relationship. •Warren Beatty The key to any good relationship, on-screen and off, is communication, respect, and I guess you have to like the way the other person smells -- and he smelled real nice. •Sandra Bullock My attachment has neither the blindness of the beginning, nor the microscopic accuracy of the close of such liaisons. •Lord Byron In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of. •Angela Carter I know for me the subject of how to be in a relationship is precious and complicated and challenging. It wouldn't be right to make it look too easy. •Helen Hunt If we are a metaphor of the universe, the human couple is the metaphor par excellence, the point of intersection of all forces and the seed of all forms. The couple is time recaptured, the return to the time before time. •Octavio Paz The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but to hold hands. •Alexandria Penney It is the things in common that make relationships enjoyable, but it is the little differences that make them interesting. •Todd Ruthman When you're in a relationship, you're always surrounded by a ring of circumstances... joined together by a wedding ring, or in a boxing ring. •Bob Seger If you're in a relationship and you want to make it work, you have to be a little selfless at times. •Montel Williams Assumptions are the termites of relationships.
David Augsnurger Topic: Relationships
Since nothing we intend is ever faultless, and nothing we attempt ever without error, and nothing we achieve without some measure of finitude and fallibility we call humanness, we are saved by forgiveness.
Quentin Crisp Topic: Relationships
The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.
John Erskine Topic: Relationships
Only if we can restrain ourselves is good conversation possible. Good talk rises upon much discipline.
Rebecca Falls Topic: Relationships
One of the most valuable things we can do to heal one another is listen to each other's stories.
Jerry Gillies Topic: Relationships
I have made decisions that turned out to be wrong, and went back and did it another way, and still took less time than many who procrastinated over the original decision. Your brain is capable of handling 140, 000 million bits of information in one second, and if you take hours or days or weeks to reach a vital decision, you are short-circuiting your most valuable property.
Henry C Link Topic: Relationships
While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, another is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.
Douglas Jerold Topic: Relationships
It is amazing at how small a price may the wedding ring be placed upon a worthless hand; but, by the beauty of our law, what heaps of gold are indispensable to take it off!
Dick Martin Topic: Relationships
I belong to Bridegrooms Anonymous. Whenever I feel like getting married, they send over a lady in a housecoat and hair curlers to burn my toast for me.
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