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1. "A relationship where you can be weird together is your best choice." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet
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2. "Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs." (Charlotte Bronte) Click to tweet

3. "Treat everyone as if they were a guest in your own house, because in reality, they are a guest in your own world." (B.D. Schiers) Click to tweet

4. "Never ask, “who is my real friend?” Ask, “am i a real friend to somebody?” That is the right question." (Osho) Click to tweet

5. "Be a loving person rather than in a love relationship." (Osho) Click to tweet

6. "When your heart has room for everybody then your heart is full of love." (Fred Rogers) Click to tweet

7. "Love is at the root of everything. All learning. All parenting. All relationships. Love, or the lack of it." (Fred Rogers) Click to tweet

8. "There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who we spend it on." (Leo Christopher) Click to tweet

9. "In a sense, people are our proper occupation. Our job is to do them good and put up with them." (Marcus Aurelius) Click to tweet

10. "Stay away from people who makes you feel like you are wasting their time." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet

11. "If you love yourself you love others, if you hate yourself you hate others, because in relationship with others it is only you mirrored." (Osho) Click to tweet

12. "If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own." (Charlotte Bronte) Click to tweet

13. "My experience is that the teachers we need most are the people we’re living with right now." (Byron Katie) Click to tweet

14. "The most amazing friends – the ones who make life worth living – tend to be the ones who defy convention." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

15. "People are unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered. Love them anyway." (Mother Teresa) Click to tweet

16. "My friends are my estate." (Emily Dickinson) Click to tweet

17. "Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart." (Charles Dickens) Click to tweet

18. "We get so wrapped up in numbers in our society. The most important thing is that we are able to be one-to-one, you and i with each other at the moment. If we can be present to the moment with the person that we happen to be with, that’s what’s important." (Fred Rogers) Click to tweet

19. "I’ve come to understand that listening is one of the most important things we can do for one another… if we care, we can listen." (Fred Rogers) Click to tweet

20. "We are so different, yet so much the same." (Gloria Steinem) Click to tweet

21. "When humans are ranked instead of linked, everyone loses." (Gloria Steinem) Click to tweet

22. "You’ll have to drop this desire for attention, this desire for getting sympathy from people. In fact, it is very ugly to desire sympathy from people – it makes you a beggar." (Osho) Click to tweet

23. "Politeness and consideration for others is like investing pennies and getting dollars back." (Thomas Sowell) Click to tweet

24. "Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet

25. "There are many times when it is better to be kind than clever." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

26. "Remember to stay away from people who have a problem for every solution." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet

27. "Friendship isn’t a big thing – it’s a million little things." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet

28. "When you lose a possession, you realize that you valued it too much. When you lose a person, you realize that you didn’t value them enough." (Neil Strauss) Click to tweet

29. "Eliminate time spent with people who would rather drone on about their misery than hear about your successes." (Taylor Burrowes) Click to tweet

30. "Associate with people who are likely to improve you. Welcome those who you are capable of improving. The process is a mutual one: men learn as they teach." (Seneca) Click to tweet

31. "You should never be afraid of people… such fear can destroy us completely. You’ve simply got to get rid of it, if you want to turn into someone decent. You understand that, don’t you?" (Hermann Hesse) Click to tweet

32. "When our friends are present, we ought to treat them well; and when they are absent, to speak of them well." (Epictetus) Click to tweet

33. "We’re human beings; we’re not robots. And face-to-face contact is something totally different than typing a text message and then forgetting about it." (Noam Chomsky) Click to tweet

34. "Never look up to anybody, never look down on anybody. You look them eye to eye."Click to tweet

35. "We’re often afraid of being vulnerable, but vulnerability creates genuine connection." (Gabby Bernstein) Click to tweet

36. "We humans definitely need other people to keep us human." (Terry Pratchett) Click to tweet

37. "So much of life is being present with the people you love." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

38. "Quit wanting them to be the way you want them to be. Just love them." (Kamal Ravikant) Click to tweet

39. "Seek first to understand, then to be understood." (Stephen R. Covey) Click to tweet
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40. "It’s better to hang out with people better than you." (Warren Buffett) Click to tweet

41. "When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet

42. "We are like chameleons. We take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us." (John Locke) Click to tweet

43. "Tell me with whom you consort and i will tell you who you are; if i know how you spend your time, then i know what might become of you." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) Click to tweet

44. "We must bear up against them and make the best of mankind as they are, since we cannot make them as we wish." (George Washington) Click to tweet

45. "Genuine friendship is not based on money and power, but on trust, which in turn develops as a result of showing concern for other people’s well-being. In other words, friendship is founded on warm-heartedness." (14th Dalai Lama) Click to tweet

46. "I’m tibetan, i’m buddhist and i’m the dalai lama, but if i emphasize these differences it sets me apart and raises barriers with other people. What we need to do is to pay more attention to the ways in which we are the same as other people." (14th Dalai Lama) Click to tweet

47. "The aim of spiritual practice is to become the friend of all beings, concerned and ready and able to help them." (14th Dalai Lama) Click to tweet

48. "Am i not destroying my enemies when i make friends of them?" (Abraham Lincoln) Click to tweet

49. "The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends." (Friedrich Nietzsche) Click to tweet

50. "Do not cling to any one person, not even your most beloved: every person is a prison and also a hiding place." (Friedrich Nietzsche) Click to tweet

51. "To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind." (William Hazlitt) Click to tweet

52. "Do not waste time bothering whether you ‘love’ your neighbor; act as if you did. As soon as we do this we find one of the great secrets. When you are behaving as if you loved someone, you will presently come to love him." (C.S. Lewis) Click to tweet

53. "The deepest principle of human nature is the craving to be appreciated." (William James) Click to tweet

54. "Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door." (Charles Dickens) Click to tweet

55. "Avoid boring people." (Josh Wolfe) Click to tweet
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56. "People aren’t projects." (Bob Goff) Click to tweet

57. "Compliment people behind their back." (Sahil Lavingia) Click to tweet

58. "Stop networking, start making friends." (Sahil Lavingia) Click to tweet

59. "#1 relationship rule: over communicate." (Carlos Del Valle) Click to tweet

60. "Assumptions are the termites of relationships." (Henry Winkler) Click to tweet

61. "Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic." (Frida Kahlo) Click to tweet

62. "Give without a sense of superiority or charity."Click to tweet

63. "Trust yourself, you will start to trust others." (Santosh Kalwar) Click to tweet

64. "Nobody raises his reputation by lowering others." (Tim Fargo) Click to tweet

65. "You don’t know yourself – how can you know others." (Osho) Click to tweet

66. "Never chase a person running away from themselves." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

67. "Time spent with people you can no longer trust is wasted."Click to tweet

68. "Of each other, we should be kind while there is still time." (Philip Larkin) Click to tweet

69. "When you love someone you want to take care of that person as you would take care of yourself." (Thich Nhat Hanh) Click to tweet

70. "Nobody is superior, nobody is inferior but nobody is equal either. People are simply unique, incomparable. You are you, i am i." (Osho) Click to tweet
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71. "Find someone who makes reality better than dreams and do your best to deserve them." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

72. "Become what you want to see in the world and it will be so. If you want an amazing relationship with your partner, be an amazing partner. If you want people to be thoughtful and kind, be thoughtful and kind. Small changes in your actions change your entire world." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

73. "What i really would like said about me is that i dared to love. By love, i mean that condition in the human spirit so profound it encourages us to develop courage and build bridges, and then to trust those bridges and cross the bridges in attempts to reach other human beings." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet

74. "Be kind. Right now, right here, in your own life, in whatever way you can. Just be kind. There’s so much going on that we cannot solve. So many people we cannot help. So much cruelty we can do nothing about. But we can be kind to one another. That’s a step we can all take today." (Jason Garner) Click to tweet

75. "As you improve, you’ll find yourself more disappointed with those around you. To avoid this, be hard on yourself but understanding of others." (Ed Latimore) Click to tweet

76. "We must each adopt as much responsibility as possible for individual life, society and the world. We must each tell the truth and repair what is in disrepair and break down and recreate what is old and outdated. It is in this manner that we can and must reduce the suffering that poisons the world. It’s asking a lot. It’s asking for everything." (Jordan Peterson) Click to tweet

77. "What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life – to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?" (George Eliot) Click to tweet

78. "The greatest achievement is selflessness. The greatest worth is self-mastery. The greatest quality is seeking to serve others. Atisa dipa?" (Kara Srijnana) Click to tweet

79. "If you think something positive about someone, you should tell them. It is the easiest and cheapest way to create value that exists in the world." (Justin Kan) Click to tweet

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

81. "Whenever we see something which would benefit others, no matter how small, then we should do it." (Tai Situ Rinpoche) Click to tweet

82. "Every man i meet wants to protect me. I can’t figure out what from." (Mae West) Click to tweet
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83. "Everyone is normal until you get to know them." (Brent Beshore) Click to tweet

84. "All relationships go through hell, real relationships get through it."Click to tweet

85. "Pointless and disingenuous questions are the hallmarks of socialization." (James Pierce) Click to tweet

86. "Everyone remembers the first time they thought an old friend wanted to catch up, but it was really a pyramid scheme pitch." (Ed Latimore) Click to tweet

87. "Surround yourself with really good friends. Have people around you who cheer you on, and applaud you, and support you, and are honest with you, and tell you, you know, when your breath stinks." (Kamala Harris) Click to tweet

88. "The most painful moments are not those we spend with uninteresting people; rather, they are those spent with uninteresting people trying hard to be interesting." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

89. "Sweet, crazy conversations full of half sentences, daydreams and misunderstandings more thrilling than understanding could ever be." (Toni Morrison) Click to tweet

90. "Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience." (Mark Twain) Click to tweet

91. "Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful." (Friedrich Nietzsche) Click to tweet
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92. "Don’t consider how many you can please, but whom." (Publius Syrus) Click to tweet

93. "If you attack someone’s identity, you shut down all conversations with them." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

94. "The more you judge, the more you separate yourself." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

95. "If you gossip about your enemies, you gossip about your friends." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

96. "Trust yourself more and others less." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet

97. "We love people not so much for the good they’ve done us, as for the good we’ve done them." (Leo Tolstoy) Click to tweet

98. "Vulnerability is the essence of connection and connection is the essence of existence." (Leo Christopher) Click to tweet

99. "We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken." (Fyodor Dostoyevsky) Click to tweet

100. "Many argue; not many converse." (Louisa May Alcott) Click to tweet

101. "Comparing yourself to others is a dangerous game. Either you feel like shit or grow arrogant. Better to compare yourself to your old self and no one else." (Ed Latimore) Click to tweet

102. "What kills peer relationships is hierarchy. Since hierarchy emerges automatically in groups, avoid crowds." (Michael) Click to tweet

103. "How you make others feel about themselves, says a lot about you."Click to tweet

104. "Our sense of identity is held captive by the judgements of those we live among." (Alain de Botton) Click to tweet

105. "Sometimes the best way to “manage” a relationship is to end it. Too few get this." (Fateh Singh) Click to tweet

106. "Selfish people will never get to experience the joy of human connection." (Carlos Del Valle) Click to tweet

107. "Relationship is a process of self-discovery, a wider and deeper understanding; relationship is a constant adjustment in self-discovery." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

108. "We treat those who don’t mean anything to us far better than those who mean everything to us." (Thibaut) Click to tweet

109. "Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have." (Robert Holden) Click to tweet

110. "The only relationship we can have is the relationship we have with the “self.” Everything else is a reflection of that relationship." (Iyanla Vanzant) Click to tweet

111. "Every human interaction is composed of: need, competition, or war." (Kapil Gupta) Click to tweet

112. "Whenever i look at the ocean, i always want to talk to people, but when i’m talking to people, i always want to look at the ocean." (Haruki Murakami) Click to tweet

113. "Is it possible, in the final analysis, for one human being to achieve perfect understanding of another? We can invest enormous time and energy in serious efforts to know another person, but in the end, how close can we come to that person’s essence? We convince ourselves that we know the other person well, but do we really know anything important about anyone?" (Haruki Murakami) Click to tweet

114. "The ones who refer to you repeatedly as “my friend” are most likely to betray you." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

115. "We are interested in others, when they are interested in us." (Publius Syrus) Click to tweet

116. "What is the true significance of relationship? Is it not a process of self-revelation?" (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

117. "Watch people like a hawk, and when they do something good, tell them." (Jordan Peterson) Click to tweet
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118. "Don’t return it, give it away. Don’t keep fixing it, create something new. Don’t force the relationship, find someone else." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

119. "Become more loving and more silent. It is a difficult task! Be loving to others, and when you are alone be silent." (Osho) Click to tweet

120. "When love is a relationship, it creates misery. When love is a state of being, it creates bliss." (Osho) Click to tweet

121. "Be human: accept the other person’s humanity with all the frailty humanity is prone to." (Osho) Click to tweet

122. "If your relationship isn’t right, have the courage and respect to tell your partner what you’re feeling. You really have three options: fix it, leave, or accept the status quo." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

123. "We don’t need to be constantly reasonable in order to have good relationships; all we need to have mastered is the occasional capacity to acknowledge with good grace that we may, in one or two areas, be somewhat insane." (Alain de Botton) Click to tweet

124. "Successful relationships start by giving up control, giving up the need to be loved or wanted or right all the time." (Mark Manson) Click to tweet

125. "One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care. Such is the quality of bees." (Leo Tolstoy) Click to tweet

126. "Forget trying to change people. Either change yourself or change your environment. Or both." (Ed Latimore) Click to tweet

127. "The quality of your life is proportional to the quality of people in your life. The quality of people you attract depends on the quality of your own person. It’s a two way process. To attract better people become a better person. To become better seek the company of better people."Click to tweet

128. "No one changes unless they want to. Not if you beg them. Not if you shame them. Not if you use reason, emotion, or tough love. There’s only one thing that makes someone change: their own realization that they need to do it. And there’s only one time it will happen: when they decide they’re ready." (Lori Deschene) Click to tweet

129. "All top level relationships require radical honesty." (Pat Stedman) Click to tweet

130. "In relationship there must be affection, consideration, adjustment, self-denial, yielding; not to conquer but to live happily." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

131. "To understand you, i must have no preconceived formulations about you, no prejudice; i must be open, without judgment, without comparison." (Jiddu Krishnamurti) Click to tweet

132. "When you can love all people for who they are, not for what they can give you, you are a wealthy being." (Iyanla Vanzant) Click to tweet

133. "Don’t create expectations around things you don’t control. One of those things: other people’s actions." (Justin Kan) Click to tweet

134. "You are as good as how nice you are to people you don’t have to be nice to." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

135. "Neediness makes people blind." (Neil Strauss) Click to tweet
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136. "At the end of a relationship, it is the one who is not in love that makes the tender speeches." (Alain de Botton) Click to tweet

137. "Love is dividend of gratitude for our lover’s insight into our own confused and troubled psyche." (Alain de Botton) Click to tweet

138. "One has to go into relationships with equal expectations, ready to give as much as the other – not with one person wanting a fling and the other real love." (Alain de Botton) Click to tweet

139. "The success of a relationship should be measured not by never having conflict, but by decreasing the recovery time between conflicts." (Neil Strauss) Click to tweet

140. "Only when your love for someone exceeds your need for them do you have a shot at a genuine relationship together." (Neil Strauss) Click to tweet

141. "Part 1. Unless meditation is achieved, love remains a misery. Once you have learned how to live alone, once you have learned how to enjoy your simple existence, for no reason at all, then there is a possibility of solving the second, more complicated problem of two persons being together." (Osho) Click to tweet

142. "Part 2. Only two meditators can live in love – and then love will not be a koan. But then it will not be a relationship, either, in the sense that you understand it. It will be simply a state of love, not a state of relationship." (Osho) Click to tweet

143. "The moment love becomes a relationship, it becomes a bondage, because there are expectations and there are demands and there are frustrations, and an effort from both sides to dominate. It becomes a struggle for power." (Osho) Click to tweet

144. "If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up, it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation." (Osho) Click to tweet

145. "The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too." (Ernest Hemingway) Click to tweet

146. "When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are." (Donald Miller) Click to tweet

147. "The direction in which a relationship goes is usually determined by the partner who doesn’t care how it goes." (J.D. Landis) Click to tweet

148. "A strong gives forgiveness but weak gives permission." (Santosh Kalwar) Click to tweet

149. "To love is easy, to be in a relationship is extremely difficult." (Santosh Kalwar) Click to tweet

150. "I don’t care what you say to me. I care what you share with me." (Santosh Kalwar) Click to tweet

151. "The things that matter most in our lives are not fantastic or grand. They are the moments when we touch one another." (Jack Kornfield) Click to tweet

152. "We do things for the one we love, but sometimes just being there expresses even deeper love. Give the gift of your full presence." (Haemin Sunim) Click to tweet

153. "Love is people caring for people. That is love." (Fred Rogers) Click to tweet

154. "A new friend represents a new universe, created the day she/he arrived." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet
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155. "A friend accepts us as we are, and helps us to be what we should." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet

156. "A faithful friend is a strong defense; and he that hath found him hath found a treasure." (Louisa May Alcott) Click to tweet

157. "A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one’s heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away." (George Eliot) Click to tweet

158. "My old grandmother always used to say, “summer friends will melt away like summer snows, but winter friends are friends forever’." (George R.R. Martin) Click to tweet

159. "As you grow older, you realize it becomes less important to have more friends and more important to have real ones." (Ralph Napolitano) Click to tweet

160. "If your friends don’t support your healthy lifestyle, then why do you still hang onto them? Life’s too short to not have the support we need to be our best selves." (Joe De Sana) Click to tweet

161. "Every morning when i wake up, i dedicate myself to helping others to find peace of mind. Then, when i meet people, i think of them as long time friends; i don’t regard others as strangers." (14th Dalai Lama) Click to tweet

162. "If people would dare to speak to one another unreservedly, there would be a good deal less sorrow in the world a hundred years hence." (Samuel Butler) Click to tweet

163. "Real trust is like real love. It can only be earned, never mandated or demanded." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet
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164. "If i want to convince someone, i listen attentively first. Even if i am right, he won’t be convinced until he feels heard and respected." (Haemin Sunim) Click to tweet

165. "Everyone is kind to someone they meet for the first time. The question is how long their kindness lasts." (Haemin Sunim) Click to tweet

166. "If you ask perfection in any human being you will create trouble for yourself and for the other, and your life will be nothing but misery." (Osho) Click to tweet

167. "Trying to please people less will make them more likely in the long run to respect and treat you better." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet

168. "Being nice counts the most when you are nice to people ignored by others." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

169. "Life is much, much easier when you treat all humans as flawed and imperfect, but flawed in quite different ways." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

170. "Dignity really means that i deserve the best treatment i can receive, that i have the responsibility to give the best treatment to others." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet

171. "Mutual caring relationships require kindness and patience, tolerance, optimism, joy in the other’s achievements, confidence in oneself, and the ability to give without undue thought of gain." (Fred Rogers) Click to tweet

172. "You can’t have a relationship with someone hoping they’ll change. You have to be willing to commit to them as they are, with no expectations. And if they happen to choose to change at some point along the way, then that’s just a bonus." (Neil Strauss) Click to tweet

173. "Stay close to those who are not afraid to be vulnerable, because they have confidence in themselves and know that we all stumble – including you." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet

174. "In the best, the friendliest and simplest relations flattery or praise is necessary, just as grease is necessary to keep wheels turning." (Leo Tolstoy) Click to tweet

175. "Treat other people how you want to be treated. If you’ve failed to do that, it’s ok, you’re human: go back, own your mistake, apologize and make things right." (Justin Kan) Click to tweet

176. "Accept people as they are. Not for their sake, but for yours: relying on others to change to make you happy will never work." (Justin Kan) Click to tweet

177. "I’m only interested in cultivating relationships where there are independent and evolving souls coming together to help each other become the highest version of themselves." (Jad Everett) Click to tweet

178. "People die all the time. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely." (Haruki Murakami) Click to tweet

179. "Compliment others more. You’ll barely remember you did it, but the other person may never forget that you did. Kindness has unlimited upside." (James Clear) Click to tweet

180. "Seeing others for what they are, and accepting them – it is the single greatest revolution one can undergo in one’s relationship with others and the world." (Janus Faustus) Click to tweet

181. "Always think of how others are kind and precious. Treat them as you would like to be treated." (Lama Zopa Rinpoche) Click to tweet

182. "Never trust the words of a man who is not free." (Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Click to tweet

183. "Prefer to be defeated in the presence of the wise than to excel among fools." (Dogen) Click to tweet
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184. "The best way, perhaps the only way, to change others is to become an example." (Naval Ravikant) Click to tweet

185. "Hang out with people smarter than you, it keeps you humble." (Ralph Napolitano) Click to tweet

186. "The further you want to climb, the more carefully you need to construct your tribe." (James Clear) Click to tweet

187. "Every morning, you have a choice. You can strive to lift people up or cut them down. Don’t fall for the worst impulses in others. Rise to the occasion and bring out the best in others." (Adam Grant) Click to tweet

188. "I wish success was about being a great artist, writer, painter, engineer. But it’s just as much about who you know, and who knows you. Too many creatives focus on honing their craft, and not enough on how they can meet the people who will change their trajectory with one intro." (Sahil Lavingia) Click to tweet

189. "How to surround yourself with smart, hard-working people: be smart and hard-working." (Sahil Lavingia) Click to tweet

190. "We can not control a relationship. We can only contribute to a relationship. All relationships, business or personal, are an opportunity to serve another human being." (Simon Sinek) Click to tweet

191. "The best roi early in your career is to work closely with someone in the .01% of their field. It will show you what good habits, clear thinking and perseverance looks like. Thereafter, you can tweak their “models” to fit your world view. This is the fastest path to greatness." (Brian Norgard) Click to tweet

192. "The primary reason people believe in anything is because others believe." (Brian Norgard) Click to tweet

193. "When you criticize someone, see if you are doing it out of envy. Your criticism reveals more about yourself than you realize." (Haemin Sunim) Click to tweet

194. "If you are successful, it’s almost always because some people went out of their way to help you. You have a moral obligation to pay it forward." (Sam Altman) Click to tweet

195. "Treat everyone you work with like a peer, and you’ll usually be surprised on the upside." (Sam Altman) Click to tweet

196. "Not only are you highly susceptible to the emotions of the people around us, but we also unconsciously adjust our work ethic to theirs." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

197. "Work with and under people you admire, and avoid the inverse when at all possible." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

198. "If you want to do anything in the world, and this is as true personally as well as professionally, it’s all about creating a vision for others to join." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

199. "We are all conditioned to want approval from others. It was important for our evolution as a social species, and it served us well in the past. But don’t let it own you now." (Justin Kan) Click to tweet

200. "I try to get rid of people who always confidently answer questions about which they don’t have any real knowledge." (Charlie Munger) Click to tweet

201. "If you hang around with people who behave worse than you, pretty soon you’ll start being pulled in that direction." (Warren Buffett) Click to tweet

202. "Develop the habit of not depending on other people to protect or shelter you." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet
Develop the habit of not depending on other people to protect or shelter you. (Robert Greene);  #RelationshipQuotes
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203. "The ability to understand people is one of the greatest assets anyone can ever have." (John C. Maxwell) Click to tweet

204. "If you are unhappy, you will always make a relationship with an unhappy person… a miserable person tends to find a miserable partner." (Osho) Click to tweet

205. "Love in itself, or just having a relationship with someone, is not going to give you happiness unless you bring happiness with you." (Osho) Click to tweet

206. "Relationships do not cause pain and unhappiness. They bring out the pain and unhappiness that is already in you." (Eckhart Tolle) Click to tweet

207. "The secret to life is not to take it personally. The things people do and say are not always about you. Usually they’re about their own fears." (Neil Strauss) Click to tweet

208. "When it comes to yourself, don’t compromise. You can’t take care of others if you don’t take care of yourself first." (Justin Kan) Click to tweet

209. "Helping someone else has asymmetric upside. You won’t remember the effort it took and they won’t forget it." (Neal Khosla) Click to tweet

210. "Honest concern for others is the key factor in improving our day to day lives. When you are warm-hearted, there is no room for anger, jealousy or insecurity. Healthy, happy families and a healthy peaceful nation are dependent on warm-heartedness." (14th Dalai Lama) Click to tweet

211. "You have to work at relationships. You can’t just walk out on them every time something goes wrong." (Nick Hornby) Click to tweet

212. "The best time to have a difficult conversation is when you first feel it. The second best time is now. Difficult conversations don’t get easier if you wait to have them. The sooner you open up about hard things the better. The longer you wait, the harder it gets." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

213. "Intentional living is the art of making our own choices before others’ choices make us." (Richie Norton) Click to tweet

214. "If you over-coddle people, if you protect them from everything that’s sharp, you make them dull and narcissistic." (Jordan Peterson) Click to tweet

215. "The single most important factor in our long-term happiness is the relationships we have with our family and close friends." (Clayton Christensen) Click to tweet
The single most important factor in our long-term happiness is the relationships we have with our family and close friends. (Clayton Christensen);  #RelationshipQuotes
Note: Relationship Quotes That Will Make You More Connected


216. "Sisterhood and brotherhood are conditions people have to work at." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet

217. "Family isn’t always blood, it’s the people in your life who want you in theirs: the ones who accept you for who you are, the ones who would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what." (Maya Angelou) Click to tweet

218. "There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of human society, are created, strengthened and maintained." (Winston Churchill) Click to tweet

219. "If you want to see mankind fully, look at a family. Within the family minds become organically one, and for this reason the family is total poetry." (Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel) Click to tweet

220. "I can’t help detesting my relations. I suppose it comes from the fact that none of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves." (Oscar Wilde) Click to tweet

221. "When we understand the connection between how we live and how long we live, it’s easier to make different choices. Instead of viewing the time we spend with friends and family as luxuries, we can see that these relationships are among the most powerful determinants of our well-being and survival." (Dean Ornish) Click to tweet

222. "What is home? My favorite definition is “a safe place,” a place where one is free from attack, a place where one experiences secure relationships and affirmation. It’s a place where people share and understand each other. Its relationships are nurturing. The people in it do not need to be perfect; instead, they need to be honest, loving, supportive, recognizing a common humanity that makes all of us vulnerable." (Gladys M. Hunt) Click to tweet

223. "I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection." (Sigmund Freud) Click to tweet

224. "Hang out with people better than you, and you cannot help but improve." (Warren Buffett) Click to tweet
Hang out with people better than you, and you cannot help but improve. (Warren Buffett);  #RelationshipQuotes
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225. "Make friends with people who want the best for you." (Jordan Peterson) Click to tweet

226. "Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other." (14th Dalai Lama) Click to tweet

227. "Only create associations with positive affinities. Make this a rule of life and you’ll benefit more than from all the therapy in the world." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet

228. "Surround yourself with people who will tell you how it is. Subtlety is a waste of time." (Preethi Kasireddy) Click to tweet

229. "Being with someone who doesn’t rush you is like being in heaven."Click to tweet

230. "Surround yourself with people who tell you uncomfortable truths." (Carlos Del Valle) Click to tweet

231. "Surround yourself with people who: give a f*ck, motivate you, you can learn from, respect you, challenge you, support you, you can vulnerable, tell you the truth, make you better. Relationships like these are priceless." (Carlos Del Valle) Click to tweet

232. "When you are attracted to people, it’s because of the details. Their kindness. Their eyes. The fact that they can get you to laugh when you need it the most." (Jodi Picoult) Click to tweet

233. "Great relationships are based on the mutual exchange of unique perspectives."Click to tweet

234. "Some look for people they can feel superior to. Others look for people they can learn from. The first is a path to stagnation. The second is a path to growth."Click to tweet

235. "All friendships and relationships develop inside jokes. The longer the relationship, the more inside jokes you develop. The more inside jokes you develop, the weirder they get. Thus, at some point, all the best friendships and relationships get really weird." (James Clear) Click to tweet

236. "It’s easy to make someone feel special. Ask open-ended questions and listen with genuine interest. Attention is the expression of love." (Haemin Sunim) Click to tweet

237. "The company should always be better than the food." (Brian Norgard) Click to tweet

238. "The bar for who you spend time with should be incredibly high." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

239. "Pay close attention to people who don’t clap when you win." (Leonardo DiCaprio) Click to tweet
Pay close attention to people who don’t clap when you win. (Leonardo DiCaprio);  #RelationshipQuotes
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240. "It is a true proverb, that if you live with a lame man, you will learn to limp." (Plutarch) Click to tweet

241. "The true test of a relationship is not in how good the times together are, but in how well you handle the bad times – and how quickly you legitimately recover from them." (Neil Strauss) Click to tweet

242. "Every relationship is a blessed gift – even those which you believe have brought you nothing but sadness and pain." (Neale Donald Walsch) Click to tweet

243. "Avoid those who believe they are stronger than you, because they are actually concealing their own fragility." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet

244. "When you delete or block negative people from your life, good things will start happening to you and it won’t be a coincidence." (Paulo Coelho) Click to tweet

245. "Stop running to those who ignore you and start running to those who adore you." (Joseph Simmons) Click to tweet

246. "People will take from you what they can. If they sense that you are the type of person who accepts and submits, they will push and push until they have established an exploitative relationship with you." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet

247. "People can be treacherous. They bring endless battles into your life. Your task is to resist the temptation to wish it were all different; instead you must fearlessly accept these circumstances, even embrace them." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet

248. "Learn to measure people by the narrowness or breadth of their vision; avoid entangling yourself with those who cannot see the consequences of their actions, who are in a continual reactive mode. They will infect you with this energy." (Robert Greene) Click to tweet

249. "Surround yourself with: achievers, doers, dreamers, men of character. Get rid of: complainers, talkers, cynics, sociopaths." (Carlos Del Valle) Click to tweet

250. "Don’t get mad when people don’t support you, half don’t support themselves." (Carlos Del Valle) Click to tweet

251. "Avoid people who are more interested in social validation than discovering the truth." (Carlos Del Valle) Click to tweet

252. "Some people hate when you change because it reminds them that they haven’t." (Ed Latimore) Click to tweet

253. "Always amazed how much people talk, but how little they listen." (Preethi Kasireddy) Click to tweet

254. "If the relationship can’t survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term?" (Nicholas Sparks) Click to tweet

255. "We often hang on to old, toxic relationships that keep our lives cluttered and prevent new, more nurturing relationships from coming in." (Iyanla Vanzant) Click to tweet

256. "Winners get happy when they see their friends win. Losers get unhappy, jealous, and downright treasonous."Click to tweet

257. "So much relationship misery arises from one person reaching out to another and saying “are you there?… am i important to you” and the other person says “i’m busy right now. I’ll tell you later”." (Shane Parrish) Click to tweet

258. "Don’t spend time trying to maintain relationships with people you don’t like, and cut negative people out of your life." (Sam Altman) Click to tweet

259. "People often criticize you most for what they most wish they had in themselves." (Sam Altman) Click to tweet

260. "Wasn’t marriage, like life, unstimulating and unprofitable and somewhat empty when too well ordered and protected and guarded. Wasn’t it finer, more splendid, more nourishing, when it was, like life itself, a mixture of the sordid and the magnificent; of mud and stars; of earth and flowers; of love and hate and laughter and tears and ugliness and beauty and hurt." (Edna Ferber) Click to tweet

261. "What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life — to strengthen each other in all labour, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?" (George Eliot) Click to tweet

262. "Just as amy and jay had for decades slept nude together, inhaling each other’s odors, her hands familiar with the man’s body hair. Even her face creams and his night grunts would have entered into it. And shared cakes of soap and clothes closets and dinners — such a complex of intimacies." (Saul Bellow) Click to tweet

263. "To keep the fire burning brightly there’s one easy rule: keep the two logs together, near enough to keep each other warm and far enough apart — about a finger’s breadth — for breathing room. Good fire, good marriage, same rule." (Marnie Reed Crowell) Click to tweet

264. "Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century." (Mark Twain) Click to tweet

265. "If you made a list of the reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you’d have a hell of a lot of overlapping." (Mignon McLaughlin) Click to tweet

266. "When the one man loves the one woman and the one woman loves the one man, the very angels desert heaven and come and sit in that house and sing for joy." (The Brahma Sutras) Click to tweet

267. "The sum which two married people owe to one another defies calculation. It is an infinite debt, which can only be discharged through eternity." (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) Click to tweet

268. "That quiet mutual gaze of a trusting husband and wife is like the first moment of rest or refuge from a great weariness or a great danger." (George Eliot) Click to tweet

269. "The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep." (A.P. Herbert) Click to tweet

270. "If two stand shoulder to shoulder against the gods, happy together, the gods themselves are helpless against them, while they stand so." (Maxwell Anderson) Click to tweet

271. "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." (Nora Ephron) Click to tweet

272. "Often the difference between a successful marriage and a mediocre one consists of leaving about three or four things a day unsaid." (Harlan Miller) Click to tweet

273. "To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the loving cup, whenever you’re wrong, admit it; whenever you’re right, shut up." (Ogden Nash) Click to tweet

274. "There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage." (Martin Luther) Click to tweet

275. "The older i get, the less time i want to spend with the part of the human race that didn’t marry me." (Robert Brault) Click to tweet

276. "What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow." (Nathaniel Hawthorne) Click to tweet

277. "Married life teaches one invaluable lesson: to think of things far enough ahead not to say them." (Jefferson Machamer) Click to tweet

278. "Woke up in bed with a gorgeous woman, who i’m going to have lunch and the rest of my life with." (Jason Barmer) Click to tweet

279. "Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that god can’t help but smile on it." (Josh Billings) Click to tweet

280. "There is so little difference between husbands you might as well keep the first." (Adela Rogers St. Johns) Click to tweet

281. "A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short." (Andre Maurois) Click to tweet

282. "Matrimony—the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented." (Heinrich Heine) Click to tweet

283. "A man’s wife has more power over him than the state has." (Ralph Waldo Emerson) Click to tweet

284. "Husbands are like fires. They go out when unattended." (Zsa Zsa Gabor) Click to tweet

285. "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) Click to tweet
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);  #RelationshipQuotes
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286. "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) Click to tweet
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);  #RelationshipQuotes
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287. "You know that when i hate you, it is because i love you to a point of passion that unhinges my soul." (Julie Jeanne) Click to tweet

288. "Having someone wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night is a very old human need." (Margaret Mead) Click to tweet

289. "Relationship is an art. The dream that two people create is more difficult to master than one." (Don Miguel Ruiz) Click to tweet

290. "As important as shared memories are the silent agreement that certain things never happened." (Robert Brault) Click to tweet

291. "To truly know someone is to know the silence that stands for the thing they never speak of." (Robert Brault) Click to tweet

292. "Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand." (Emily Kimbrough) Click to tweet

293. "A partner is someone who makes you more than you are, simply by being by your side." (Albert Kim) Click to tweet

294. "I felt it shelter to speak to you." (Emily Dickinson) Click to tweet

295. "The heart is the perfection of the whole organism. Therefore the principles of the power of perception and the soul’s ability to nourish itself must lie in the heart." (Aristotle) Click to tweet
The heart is the perfection of the whole organism. Therefore the principles of the power of perception and the soul’s ability to nourish itself must lie in the heart. (Aristotle);  #RelationshipQuotes
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296. "The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart." (Julien Green) Click to tweet
The greatest explorer on this earth never takes voyages as long as those of the man who descends to the depth of his heart. (Julien Green);  #RelationshipQuotes
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297. "If my heart could do my thinking, and my head begin to feel, i would look upon the world anew, and know what’s truly real." (Van Morrison) Click to tweet

298. "You can’t reason with your heart; it has its own laws, and thumps about things which the intellect scorns." (Mark Twain) Click to tweet

299. "A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones." (Proverbs) Click to tweet

300. "The heart is not simply suspended in a body but in a culture, a place, a time." (Mimi Guarneri) Click to tweet