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Quote of the day November 26th, 2014

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

H. L. Mencken

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A king's son is no nobler than his company.

SCOTTISH PROVERB

A person isn't who they are during the last conversation you had with them - they're who they've been throughout your whole relationship

RAINER MARIA RILKE

A relationship, I think, is like a shark, you know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.

WOODY ALLEN

A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.

SIR WALTER SCOTT

Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual exploitation, a mental or physical barter, to be terminated when one or both parties run out of goods.

W. H. AUDEN

Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.

ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER

Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation. It is better be alone than in bad company.

GEORGE WASHINGTON

Assumptions are the termites of relationships.

HENRY WINKLER

Constant togetherness is fine -- but only for Siamese twins.

VICTORIA BILLINGS

Die Grenzen meiner Sprache bedeuten die Grenzen meiner Welt

LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN, TRACTATUS LOGICO PHILOSOPHICUS

Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.

MIKE MURDOCK

Every man becomes, to a certain degree, what the people he generally converses with are.

PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE

First, all relationships are with yourself-and sometimes they involve other people. Second, the most important relationship in your life - the one you have, like it or not, until the day you die - is with yourself.

PETER MCWILLIAMS

For me, the highest level of sexual excitement is in a monogamous relationship.

WARREN BEATTY

He saw all these forms and faces in a thousand relationships become newly born. Each one was mortal, a passionate, painful example of all that is transitory. Yet none of them died, they only changed, were always reborn, continually had a new face: only time stood between one face and another.

HERMANN HESSE, SIDDHARTHA

Her great merit is finding out mine -- there is nothing so amiable as discernment.

LORD (GEORGE GORDON) BYRON

Her name was called Lady Helena Herring and her age was 25 and she mated well with the earl.

DAISY ASHFORD

How can our relationship grow when you don't respect my need to discuss everything that is wrong with you?

MICHAEL LIPSEY

How sweet is life, can we but choose with whom to live it: to live for oneself is no life.

MENANDER

Human relationships always help us to carry on because they always presuppose further developments, a future --and also because we live as if our only task was precisely to have relationships with other people.

ALBERT CAMUS

I hate and I love: why I do so you may well ask. I do not know, but I feel it happen and am in agony.

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. On her approach to Mad About You

HELEN HUNT

I love her too, but our neuroses just don't match.

ARTHUR MILLER

I present myself to you in a form suitable to the relationship I wish to achieve with you.

LUIGI PIRANDELLO

I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law.

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

I won't belong to any organization that would have me as a member.

GROUCHO MARX

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

If you don't want to deal with the devil, don't go in his shop. Keep on the Lord's side of the fence.

SOURCE UNKNOWN

If you want to be a winner, hang around with winners

CHRISTOPHER D. FURMAN

If you're in a relationship and you want to make it work, you have to be a little selfless at times.

MONTEL WILLIAMS

In all societies, it is advisable to associate if possible with the highest; not that the highest are always the best, but because, if disgusted there, we can descend at any time; but if we begin with the lowest, to ascend is impossible.

CHARLES CALEB COLTON

In Genesis, it says that it is not good for a man to be alone; but sometimes it is a great relief.

JOHN BARRYMORE

In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.

ALBERT EINSTEIN

In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of.

ANGELA CARTER

It is easier to live through someone else than to become complete yourself.

BETTY FRIEDAN

It is explained that all relationships require a little give and take. This is untrue. Any partnership demands that we give and give and give and at the last, as we flop into our graves exhausted, we are told that we didn't give enough.

QUENTIN CRISP

It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;-- it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others.

JANE AUSTEN, SENSE AND SENSIBILITY

It is only when we no longer compulsively need someone that we can have a real relationship with them.

ANTHONY STORR

It is the things in common that make relationships enjoyable, bit it is the little differences that make them interesting.

TODD RUTHMAN

It takes a lot of experience of life to see why some relationships last and others do not. But we do not have to wait for a crisis to get an idea of the future of a particular relationship. Our behavior in little every incidents tells us a great deal.

EKNATH EASWARAN

It takes two men to make a brother.

ISRAEL ZANGWILL

It's true love because if he said quit drinking martinis but I kept on drinking them and the next morning I couldn't get out of bed, he wouldn't tell me he told me.

JUDITH VIORST

Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships.

BARBARA GRIZZUTI HARRISON

Like associates with like.

MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO

Living with a saint is more grueling than being one.

ROBERT NEVILLE

Long-term commitment to an intimate relationship with one person of whatever sex is an essential need that people have in order to breed the qualities out of which nurturing thought can rise.

GERDA LERNER

Madam your wife and I didn't hit it off the only time I ever saw her. I won't say she was silly, but I think one of us was silly, and it wasn't me.

ELIZABETH GASKELL

Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.

SYDNEY SMITH

Maybe the most that you can expect from a relationship that goes bad is to come out of it with a few good songs.

MARIANNE FAITHFULL, FAITHFUL 1994, COLSTON HALL

My attachment has neither the blindness of the beginning, nor the microscopic accuracy of the close of such liaisons.

LORD (GEORGE GORDON) BYRON

My husband said he wanted to have a relationship with a redhead, so I dyed my hair.

JANE FONDA

No one should form an acquaintance with one who has an evil character. A piece of coal, if it is hot burns, and if it's cold, blackens the hands.

HITOPADESA

Now the whole dizzying and delirious range of sexual possibilities has been boiled down to that one big, boring, bulimic word. RELATIONSHIP.

JULIE BURCHILL

Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.

HELEN ROWLAND

Odi et amo: quare id facium, fortasse requiris. Nescio, sed fieri sentio et excrucior.

CATULLUS, CARMINA

One can find women who have never had one love affair, but it is rare indeed to find any who have had only one.

FRAN

People must be taken as they are, and we should never try make them or ourselves better by quarreling with them.

EDMUND BURKE

Relationships are like a dance, with visible energy racing back and forth between partners. Some relationships are the slow, dark dance of death.

COLETTE DOWLING

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

BRIAN TRACY

Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.

WAYNE DYER

Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of person you are. For you show me what your idea of humanity is.

THOMAS CARLYLE

Sometimes a man hits upon a place to which he mysteriously feels that he belongs.

W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM

Sometimes apparent resemblance of character will bring two men together and for a certain time unite them. But their mistake gradually becomes evident, and they are astonished to find themselves not only far apart, but even repelled, in some sort, at all their points of contact.

SEBASTIAN ROCH NICOLAS CHAMFORT

Surely there must be some way to find a husband or, for that matter, merely an escort, without sacrificing one's privacy, self-respect, and interior decorating scheme. For example, men could be imported from the developing countries, many parts of which are suffering from a man excess, at least in relation to local food supply.

BARBARA EHRENREICH

Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.

OPRAH WINFREY

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

The bonds that unite another person to our self exist only in our mind.

MARCEL PROUST

The easiest kind of relationship is with ten thousand people, the hardest is with one.

JOAN BAEZ

The entire sum of existence is the magic of being needed by just one other person.

VI PUTNAM

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple: you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.

QUENTIN CRISP

The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and influence their actions. A chip on the shoulder is too heavy a piece of baggage to carry through life.

JOHN A. HANNAH

The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect freedom with which we each follow and declare our own impressions.

GEORGE ELIOT

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

The most effective way to achieve right relations with any living thing is to look for the best in it, and then help that best into the fullest expression.

ALLEN J. BOONE

The only real security in a relationship lies neither in looking back in nostalgia, nor forward in dread or anticipation, but living in the present relationship and accepting it as it is now.

ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH

The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.

WALTER BENJAMIN

The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships.

ANTHONY ROBBINS

The thing that's between us is fascination, and the fascination resides in our being alike. Whether you're a man or a woman, the fascination resides in finding out that we're alike.

MARGUERITE DURAS

The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but to hold hands.

ALEXANDRIA PENNEY

There is no end to relationship. There may be the end of a particular relationship, but relationship can never end; to be is to be related.

J. KRISHNAMURTI

There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.

IRIS MURDOCH

To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.

HELEN ROWLAND

To take refuge with an inferior is to betray one's self.

PUBLILIUS SYRUS

Today we are faced with the preeminent fact that, if civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships... the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world, at peace.

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT

Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.

ANTHONY D'ANGELO

Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends.

MARY CATHERWOOD

We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves.

HENRI FREDERIC AMIEL

We can never establish with certainty what part of our relations with others is the result of our emotions -- love, antipathy, charity, or malice -- and what part is predetermined by the constant power play among individuals.

MILAN KUNDERA

We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves. We encourage one another in mediocrity. I am always longing to be with men more excellent than myself.

CHARLES LAMB

When people are like each other they tend to like each other.

ANTHONY ROBBINS

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

You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition; but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes, or staring when you were in a fit of laughter, would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage.

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

You must go to bed with friends or whores, where money makes up the difference in beauty or desire.

W. H. AUDEN

You will always move toward anyone who increases you and away from anyone who makes you less.

MIKE MURDOCK


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