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110 Relationship Quotes Celebrating Real Love

These quotes about relationships will inspire you to appreciate your special person in your life even more.

Published on March 5, 2020 6:20 AM EST
Relationship Quotes Celebrating Real Love

Whether you’ve been together for a short time or a long time, these inspirational relationship quotes will remind you of just how amazing your special person is in your life.

Read on and don’t forget to share these cute love quotes and sayings with them, too!

Relationship Quotes Celebrating Real Love

While many of us may find quotes cutesy or boringly cliché, there are many that have stood up the test of time or struck a chord within.

The ones that last and that make us wonder why we stopped and took notice, are because there is something about them that resonates and rings true to our core.

These quotes about relationships have significance because they relate to us on a personal, deeper level. Something that pushes us to want to be better, do better, act better, or think better. When it comes to our relationships, nothing rings truer than these concepts.

Here are some inspirational love relationship quotes that will hopefully stop and make you think why you fell in love with this person in the first place, why you want to be the best version of yourself in this relationship, and inspire you to love harder.

Don’t forget to also read our collection of cute crush quotes on the power of love at first site. We also have a variety of “loving you” quotes and missing someone quotes that will provide you with the perfect thing to say to that person you can’t stop thinking about.

Inspirational Relationship Quotes

1. “I’m not telling you it is going to be easy- I am telling you it is going to be worth it.” – Art Williams

easy Relationship Quotes
  • Relationships are never easy all the time, but if you care about the person enough, you are willing to do whatever work it takes to make it last.

2. “You can’t just give up on someone because the situation is not ideal. Great relationships are not great because they have no problems. They are great because both people care enough about the other person to find a way to make it work.” – Unknown

great Relationship Quotes
  • Too often a relationship becomes about keeping score of who wins and who loses. If you care about that person enough, none of that matters, it just matters that the two of you can find a way to come to an agreement and move forward.

3. “Relationships end too soon because people stop putting in the same effort to keep you, as they did to win you.” – Unknown

great Relationship Quotes about putting in the effort
  • This is an important one to think about, as it has a great deal to do with the constant appreciation we need to show for each other.

4. “There is no challenge strong enough to destroy your marriage as long as you are both willing to stop fighting against each other, and start fighting for each other. “ – Dave Willis

Relationship Quotes to strengthen yours
  • This is a great concept. The understanding that there is nothing that each of you is strong enough to accomplish on your own, as you would be together.

5. “He can’t read your mind. So take a moment to let him know how you really feel.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes to inspire you
  • This seems so obvious, but often goes unspoken. As we get further and further into a relationship, we assume the other person knows how we feel. This is not true, it remains just as important to tell always clarify how we are feeling for our partner.

6. “Sometimes you fall in love with the most unexpected person at the most unexpected time.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes about expectations
  • In this day of people searching so hard, and on such a deadline to meet people, we often forget that we most often meet people when we least expect it. When we are completely off guard, and being completely ourselves.

7. “Whether it is a friendship or a relationship, all bonds are built on trust. Without it, you have nothing.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes about friendship
  • This really is as simple as it sounds. Without trust, there is nothing. If we do not trust our partner, how can there ever be peace in the relationship?

8. “Apologizing does not mean that you’re wrong and the other person is right. It just means that you value your relationship more than your ego.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes about apologies
  • This ties back to the concept of keeping score. Sometimes it is not about winning the argument, it is about winning the affections and happiness of your partner.

9. “Don’t talk, just act. Don’t say, just show. Don’t promise, just prove.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes celebrating your bonds
  • This ties into one simple concept, let your actions meet your words. People get tired of hearing the same things over and over that never get done. Be a person of substance, a person of action, a person who does what they say.

10. “We don’t meet people by accident. They are meant to cross our path for a reason.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes on how people meet
  • Believe that good or bad, everyone comes into your life, and into a relationship with you for a reason. Whether it is to have an undying love, or whether it is to further define what you want in a relationship remains to be seen.

11. “The greatest relationships are the ones you never expected to be in.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes that will make your day
  • Time and again, the relationships that you hear people say, “I would have never seen them together,” are the best ones. They are the ones where people have let go of the unrealistic images we have of our ideal person, and open ourselves possibilities.

12. “It doesn’t matter who hurt you, or broke you down. What matters is who made you smile again.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes on what matters
  • Remember this point, as it is important. The person you are with now, is not anyone you have been with before. Do not hold the crimes of the past against the person in your present.

13. “A true relationship is two imperfect people refusing to give up on each other.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes on refusing to give up on each other
  • This points out the obvious point that we are not perfect. No one if. Love and strong relationships are when two people deeply care for each other despite these imperfections.

14. “The best feeling in the world is knowing that you actually mean something to someone.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes about the best feeling in the world
  • It is as simple as that. It is a deeply warm and powerful feeling to know that we mean something special to someone else. That to them, there is no one in this world quite like us.

15. “All relationships go through hell, real ones get through it.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes on what they go through
  • If people who have been together for any length of time tell you that they have never been through tough times, question their honesty. It is the belief that relationships are not disposable, they are worth working for.

16. “A good relationship is when someone accepts your past, supports your present, and encourages your future.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes on supporting each other
  • In a strong relationship, you never holds the transgressions of someone’s past against them. They should never come up at all. You are very active and supportive of them in the present, and you are encouraging of their future goals.

17. “The moment you start to wonder if you deserve better, you do.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes to motivate you
  • While marriage is hard work, while it is far from disposable, when we start to truly believe that we are in a relationship that is not one of equals, we deserve better. This can mean a lot of things, whether you deserve better in the relationship, or out of it.

18. “Don’t let someone to change who you are, to become what they need.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes about change
  • The hope is that your partner fell in love with you for who you are, do not change yourself to fill the voids of what they need to feel complete. They are the only person who can do that for themselves.

19. “A perfect relationship is not perfect, it’s just that both people never gave up.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes about not giving up
  • There is no such thing as a perfect relationship, there is only such a thing as a relationship that has persevered despite all the odds and all the obstacles.

20. “No matter how busy a person’s day may be, if they really care, they will always find time for you.” – Unknown

Relationship Quotes about caring
  • Such a simple but true thought, and one we should ask ourselves. If someone is important to us, we will find a way to tell them, even for a minute. If we are important to someone, they will find a way as well.

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Relationship quotes to inspire your love

21. “Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person.” – Gloria Steinem

Relationship Quotes for your loved one

22. “Assumptions are the termites of relationships.”— Henry Winkler

Relationship Quotes about assumptions

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

Relationship Quotes about truth

24. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle

Relationship Quotes to nourish your soul

25. “We were together even when we were apart.” – Shannon A. Thompson

Relationship Quotes on being together

26. “When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.” ― Jess C. Scott, The Intern

Relationship Quotes on feeling comfortable

27. “True love is your soul’s recognition of its counterpart in another.” –
John, from Wedding Crashers

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28. “Cheating and lying aren’t struggles, they’re reasons to break up.”
Patti Callahan Henry

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29. “We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allan Poe

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30. “People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.”
Joseph F. Newton

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Relationship quotes to strengthen your relationship

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

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

33. “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.”— Carl W. Buechner

34. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn

35. “There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.” – Mahatma Gandhi

36. “When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” ― Donald Miller

37. “One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love.”
Sophocles

38. When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said.”
Catherine Gilbert Murdock

39. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

40. “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.”– Walter Winchell

Relationship quotes to nourish your soul

41. “Forgiveness is the oil of all relationships.” – Anonymous

42. “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” – Carl Jung

43. “Relationships are worth fighting for, but you can’t be the only one fighting.” – Unknown

44. “The person you’re meant to be with will never have to be chased, begged or given an ultimatum.” – Mandy Hale

45. “If you don’t value yourself, then you will always be attracted to people who don’t value you either.” – Unknown

46. “Fall in love with someone who makes you glad to be different.” – Sue Zhao

47. “Lose your pride for your love. But never lose your love just because of your pride.” – Unknown

48. “No road is long with good company.”— Turkish Proverb

49. “Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate.”— Albert Schweitzer

50. “Don’t take your frustrations out on your partner. They should be the one person you can go to and feel at peace.” – Unknown

Inspirational love relationship quotes

51. “Don’t try to be something to everyone. Be everything to someone.”- Anonymous

52. “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind/And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” – William Shakespeare

53. “Love is a two-way street constantly under construction.” – Carroll Bryant

54. “A successful relationship requires falling in love multiple times, but always with the same person.” – Unknown

55. “Happily ever after is not a fairy tale—it’s a choice.” – Fawn Weaver

56. “If you look for it, I’ve got a sneaky feeling that love actually is all around.” – The Prime Minister, from Love, Actually

57. “Maybe you don’t need the whole world to love you. Maybe you just need one person.” – Kermit the Frog

58. “Love is something eternal; the aspect might change, but not the essence.” – Vincent Van Gogh

59. “Deep in your wounds are seeds, waiting to grow beautiful flowers.” – Niti Majethia

60. “A great relationship doesn’t happen because of the love you had in the beginning, but how well you continue building love until the end.” – Unknown

Quotes about relationships

61. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust

62. “Relationships include: fights, jealousy, arguments, faith, tears, disagreements, but a real relationship fights through all that with love.” – Unknown

63. “You’re more likely to talk about nothing than something. But I just want to say that all this nothing has meant more to me than so many somethings.” – Kathleen, from You’ve Got Mail

64. “All relationships have one law. Never make the one you love feel alone, especially when you’re there.” – Unknown

65. “You deserve someone who is utterly obsessed with you.” – Ella December

66. “In the end there doesn’t have to be anyone who understands you. There just has to be someone who wants to.” – Robert Breault

67. “Find a heart that will love you at your worst and arms that will hold you at your weakest.” – Unknown

68. “Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.”— Swedish Proverb

69. “Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.”— Andre Breton

70. “Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.”— Miles Franklin

Insightful relationship quotes

71. “Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.” – Zelda Fitzgerald

72. “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

73. “Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.”– Oscar Wilde

74. “Having someone wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night is a very old human need.” – Margaret Mead

75. “The purpose of a relationship is not to have another who might complete you, but to have another with whom you might share your completeness.” – Neale Donald Walsch

76. “A relationship requires a lot of work and commitment.” – Greta Scacchi

77. “Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.” – J.K. Rowling

78. “The extent to which two people in a relationship can bring up and resolve issues is a critical marker of the soundness of a relationship.” – Henry Cloud

79. “You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

80. “We have to recognise that there cannot be relationships unless there is commitment, unless there is loyalty, unless there is love, patience, persistence.” – Cornel West

Other inspirational relationship quotes

81. “The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard—they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

82. “The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but to hold hands.” – Alexandra Penney

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

84. “You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” – Epicurus

85. “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

86. “Real giving is when we give to our spouses what’s important to them, whether we understand it, like it, agree with it, or not.” – Michele Weiner-Davis

87. “What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?” – George Eliot

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

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

90. “Relationships, marriages are ruined where one person continues to learn, develop and grow and the other person stands still.” – Catherine Pulsifer

Relationship quotes that will make your day

91. “A loving heart is the truest wisdom.” – Charles Dickens

92. “Do what you did in the beginning of the relationship and there won’t be an end.” – Anthony Robbins

93. “Love alone can rekindle life.” – Henri Frederic Amiel

94. “No relationship is perfect, ever. There are always some ways you have to bend, to compromise, to give something up in order to gain something greater.” – Sarah Dessen

95. “Souls tend to go back to who feels like home.” – N. R. Heart

96. “Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.” – Mike Murdock

97. “A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.” – Honore de Balzac

98. “You’re my reflection, all I see is you.” – Justin Timberlake

99. “True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable.” – David Tyson Gentry

100. “The most important ingredient we put into any relationship is not what we say or what we do, but what we are.” – Stephen R. Covey

More relationship quotes

101. “Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.” – Maya Angelou

102. “When you’re in a relationship and it’s good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete.” – Keith Sweat

103. “Love is a game that two can play and both can win.” – Eva Gabor

104. “For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.” – Stephanie Perkins

105. “Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.” – Jeanna Moreau

106. “It is the things in common that make relationships enjoyable, but it is the little differences that make them interesting.” – Todd Ruthman

107. “What love we’ve given, we’ll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.” – Leo Buscaglia

108. “In relationships, the little things are the big things.” – Stephen Covey

109. “Intimacy is the capacity to be rather weird with someone and finding that that’s ok with them.” – Alain de Botton

110. “Three things I want in a relationship: Eyes that won’t cry, lips that won’t lie, and love that won’t die.” – Wiz Khalifa

Which of these relationship quotes was your favorite?

Being in a loving relationship may be one of the strongest desires we have in this life. Being in love makes us feel connected and profoundly content and satisfied. Hopefully, these inspirational relationship quotes will help you keep the flame burning forever and ever!

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