50 Relationship Quotes to Reignite Your Love

Inspirational pick-me-ups for any couple.

50 Relationship Quotes to Reignite Your Love

Inspirational pick-me-ups for any couple.

Relationships are like the tides: they ebb and flow. And when that tide is high, it’s utter bliss—every moment is filled with smiles and laughter and tenderness. But if that tide starts to flow back out? Well, in those moments, you could probably use some much-needed inspiration—pearls of wisdom that will re-light the embers from some of the smartest people on the planet. That’s why we’ve compiled these 50 nuggets of truth—some harsh, many heartwarming—that are guaranteed to get your heart all aflutter once again.

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“We are most alive when we’re in love.”

John Updike

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2
“True love stories never have endings.”

Richard Bach

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3
“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”

Aristotle

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4
“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.”

Audrey Hepburn

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“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”

Dr. Seuss

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“The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.”

Helen Keller

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“Love always cures people – both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it.”

Karl Menninger

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8
“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.”

Harry, from When Harry Met Sally

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“True love is not a hide and seek game: in true love, both lovers seek each other.”

Michael Bassey Johnson

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“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.”

Morrie Schwartz

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11
“At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.”

Plato

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12
“If you keep giving up on people so quickly, you’re gonna miss out on something great.”

Robin, from How I Met Your Mother

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“Love is totally nonsensical. But we have to keep doing it or else we’re lost and love is dead, and humanity should just pack it in. Because love is the best thing we do.”

Ted, from How I Met Your Mother

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14
“A loving heart is the truest wisdom.”

Charles Dickens

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15
“There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

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16
“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”

Maya Angelou

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17
“Sometimes two people have to fall apart to realize how much they need to fall back together.”

Anonymous

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18
“Love alone can rekindle life.”

Henri Frederic Amiel

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19
“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”

Mignon McLaughlin

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20
“Love is a game that two can play and both can win.”

Eva Gabor

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21
“To know when to go away and when to come closer is the key to any lasting relationship.”

Domenico Cieri Estrada

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22
“Love doesn’t make the world go around. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.”

Fraklin P. Jones

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23
“To get full value of joy, you must have somebody to divide it with.”

Mark Twain

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24
“Souls tend to go back to who feels like home.”

N. R. Heart

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25
“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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26
“Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.”

Jeanna Moreau

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27
“Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.”

Madame de Stael

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28
“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love.”

Sophocles

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29
“Anyone can love a thing because. That’s as easy as putting a penny in your pocket.
But to love something despite. To know the flaws and love them too. That is rare and pure and perfect.”

Kvothe, from The Wise Man’s Fear

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30
“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind/And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”

William Shakespeare

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31
“True love is your soul’s recognition of its counterpart in another.”

John, from Wedding Crashers

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32
“Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.”

Diane Arbus

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33
“Forgiveness is the oil of all relationships.”

Anonymous

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34
“If you look for it, I’ve got a sneaky feeling that love actually is all around.”

The Prime Minister, from Love, Actually

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35
“Assumptions are the termites of relationships.”

Henry Winkler

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36
“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”

Marcel Proust

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37
“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

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38
“A relationship with no arguments is a relationships with a lot of secrets.”

Anonymous

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39
“Love is a two-way street constantly under construction.”

Carroll Bryant

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40
“Maybe you don’t need the whole world to love you. Maybe you just need one person.”

Kermit the Frog

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41
“Nobody has ever measured—not even poets—how much love the human heart can hold.”

Zelda Fitzgerald

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42
“The joy of life is variety; the tenderest love requires to be rekindled by intervals of absence.”

Samuel Johnson

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43
“Love is something eternal; the aspect might change, but not the essence.”

Vincent Van Gogh

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44
“Never love anybody that treats you like you’re ordinary.”

Oscar Wilde

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45
“Happily ever after is not a fairy tale—it’s a choice.”

Fawn Weaver

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46
“We cannot be sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.”

Alan Watts

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47
“Deep in your wounds are seeds, waiting to grow beautiful flowers.”

Niti Majethia

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48
“Don’t try to be something to everyone. Be everything to someone.”

Anonymous

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49
“Never love something so much that you can’t let go of it.”

Ginni Rometty

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“Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.”

Rick, from Casablanca

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