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Relationship quotes that hit all the right heart-buttons

Relationship quotes are heartwarming. You may not know that they're also useful!

These luvly descriptors of the connection that goes on between soulmate partners, can help fill your own heart and emotionally envision the love you're meant to have, which is so important in the manifestation process.

Before writing down your intentions for the relationship you're creating, make sure that you review these and identify the ones wich which you resonate most deeply.

If you're dating, love quotes also act as a touchstone. Are you on the right track with the darling you're currently seeing? Does your relationship measure up to what you imagined? Where does it need improvement, and how important is this to you?

Whether you use these to inspire to merely to entertain, I hope you return to the Soulmate Site whenever you're seeking.

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50 heart-expanding relationship quotes

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”
– Mignon McLaughlin

“Love [is] the will to extend oneself for the purpose of nurturing one's own or another's spiritual growth.”
– M. Scott Peck

“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”
– Theodore M. Hesburgh

“Love is friendship set on fire.”
– Jeremy Taylor

“Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says: 'I need you because I love you.'”
– Erich Fromm

“We always marry someone for the purpose of finishing our childhood.”
– Harville Hendrix

“The first duty of love is to listen.”
– Paul Tillich

“Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”
– One of my fav relationship quotes by Antoine De Saint-Exupery

“Only in Relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation. The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself. It's the mirror of your consciousness; this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joy and sorrow. Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.”
– J. Krishnamurti

“Never close your lips to those whom you have opened your heart.”
– Charles Dickens

“Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends.”
– Harville Hendrix

“Love is patient and kind; love is not jealous or boastful; it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things”
– Paul (A.D. First Century Corinthians)

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.”
– Helen Keller

“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”
– Mother Teresa

“Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.”
– one of my fav relationship quotes by Rose Franken

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage”
– Lao-Tzu

“When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.”
– Elizabeth Bowen

“The best proof of love is trust.”
– Joyce Brothers

“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.”
– Sam Keen

“For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.”
– Judy Garland

“You had me at Hello”
– Jerry Maguire

“I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you.”
– Elizabeth Browning

“A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.”
– Ingrid Bergman

“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.”
– From the Movie, When Harry Met Sally

“Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women like to be a man's last romance.”
– Oscar Wilde

“More than kisses, letters mingle souls.”
– inspiring relationship quotes by John Donne

“Love doesn't just sit there like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.”
– Ursula K. Le Guin

“Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone — but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.”
– Bette Davis

“Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.”
– Bertrand Russell

“Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.”
– Alexander Smith

“Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?”
– Henry David Thoreau

“Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, Often hot and fierce, But still only light and flickering. As love grows older, Our hearts mature And our love becomes as coals, Deep-burning and unquenchable.”
– deepening relationship quotes by Bruce Lee

“It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.”
– Mother Teresa

“Love is friendship set to music”
– E. Joseph Crossmann

“The art of love ... is largely the art of persistence.”
– Dr. Albert Ellis

“My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.”
– Winston Churchill

“Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.”
– Rainer Maria Rilke

“Love is not love until love's vulnerable.”
– true relationship quotes by Theodore Roethke

“The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.”
– Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D.

“Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.”
– M. Scott Peck

“We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.”
– Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

“Love is not only something you feel. It's something you do.”
– David Wilkerson

“We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we can be healed in relationship.”
– wise relationship quotes by Dr. Harville Hendrix

“Lust is what makes you keep wanting it, even when you have no desire to be with each other. Love is what makes you keep wanting to be with each other, even when you have no desire to do it.”
– Judith Viorst

“Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch is, and it darts away.”
– Dorothy Parker

“Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.”
– Karen Casey

“Love is strong yet delicate. It can be broken. To truly love is to understand this. To be in love is to respect this.”
– Stephen Packer

“If you tell the truth at all times, you will have clear relationships with everyone. If you do not, things will get out of control very quickly. To get back into the flow of harmony, all your have to do is look to see where you stopped telling the truth to yourself or someone else, and fix it by telling the truth.”
– Gay and Katie Hendricks have many more great relationship quotes in their work

“For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks; the ultimate, the last test and proof; the work for which all other work is but preparation.”
– Rainer Maria Rilke

“Love is everything it's cracked up to be ... It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.”
– Erica Jong

I hope you found these relationship quotes inspiring!

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