Motivational Quotes About Love & Relationships

Are you ready for love?

Here are over 1000 of the best inspirational and motivational quotes and sayings about love and relationships.

Lets face it…

We all know that love can hurt.

But it can also be the most magical experience you ever had.

Whether you are just dating, in a relationship, or in a marriage, your significant other is going to challenge you in so many ways.

But they can also bring you so much joy and happiness as well.

The truth is, love is challenging when you don’t know yourself and are still figuring things out.

Over time, as you learn about who you are and what you want, you get better at attracting and choosing the right partner.

Just remember to enter into any relationship with an open mind and open heart and stay true to yourself.

Never play the victim role.

Own your end of the responsibility.

And have fun along the way!

Now here are over 1000 of the best motivational and inspirational quotes and sayings about love and relationships.

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You attract what you are ready for.

Before I can love you, I have to heal me first.

Be with someone you’re able to grow with.

Your past is just a lesson, not a life sentence.

Individuality is so sexy.

Love is no assignment for cowards. – Ovid

Trust me, you get what you give.

Spoil your partner with consistency.

The best love story is when you fall in love with the most unexpected person at the most unexpected time.

Learn to express your feelings and emotions without pushing the other persons buttons.

Find someone who will love your soul more than your body.

You make me want to be a better man. – As Good as It Gets

Strong women still need their hands held. – dauvoire

Relationships are a school: they are meant to teach you.

What you want exists. Don’t settle until you get it.

Be with someone who is proud to have you.

Sometimes we create our own heartbreaks through expectation.

I saw that you were perfect and so I loved you.
Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.

Sometimes the person you love doesn’t deserve you.

When people treat you like they don’t care, believe them.

Be with someone who embraces your goals, not destroys them.

Want to find your soulmate? Find someone with the same playlist on Spotify or Netflix.

Your partner is a mirror reflecting back to you what you need to learn about yourself.

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

Know when it’s time to walk away for your well-being and theirs.

The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her. – Bob Marley

Guys…feed your women love and gratitude every day and she will give you the world.
Ladies…expect nothing from your man and he will give you the world.

Practice ‘gratitude’ each day and your relationship will last forever.

How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours. – Wayne Dyer

Love is a choice.
Being in a committed relationship is a choice.
Creating a beautiful life together is a choice.
You must make this choice each day of your life if your relationship is to last.

It takes a strong heart to love, but it takes an even stronger heart to continue to love after it’s been hurt.

I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me. ― Steve Maraboli

Having expectations kills the joy of giving and is the fastest way of destroying a relationship.

You learn more about someone at the end of a relationship than at the beginning.

Sometimes, you have to give up on people, not because you don’t care but because they don’t.

Patience + Love + Understanding + Respect + Communication + Forgiveness. The mathematical formula for a successful relationship.

Someday, someone might come into your life and love you the way you’ve always wanted.

Real love…is when you want whats best for the other person, even if it means you not getting what you want.

I may not always be with you
But when we’re far apart
Remember you will be with me
Right inside my heart
― Marc Wambolt

A morning text doesn’t only mean “good morning”. It also means “I think about you when I wake up”.

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

What hurts more than losing you is knowing you’re not fighting to keep me.

Don’t worry about backstabbers, they’re the people who tried their hardest finding faults in your life instead of fixing the faults in theirs.

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

You need someone who goes out of their way to make it obvious that they want you in their life.

Every couple needs to argue now and then. Just to prove that the relationship is strong enough to survive. Long-term relationships, the ones that matter, are all about weathering the peaks and the valleys. ― Nicholas Sparks

A man who marries a woman to educate her falls victim to the same fallacy as the woman who marries a man to reform him.”– Elbert Hubbard

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

I know I’m a handful but that’s why you got two hands.

Date yourself.
Take yourself out to eat.
Don’t share your popcorn at the movies with anyone.
Stroll around an art museum alone.
Fall in love with canvases.
Fall in love with yourself.

Fall in love with somebody who will never let you go to sleep wondering if you still matter.

What you see is what you get. Stop trying to change the other person hoping they will become what you want. Instead, trust that what you want already exists and go find them.

Don’t stay in an unhealthy relationship because you think it’ll get better eventually. Know your worth and move on.

To be honest with you, I don’t have the words to make you feel better, but I do have the arms to give you a hug, ears to listen to whatever you want to talk about, and I have a heart; a heart that’s aching to see you smile again.

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

Before I met you, I never knew what it was like to be able to look at someone and smile for no reason.

The two individuals in a relationship must continue to grow together. Or, they grow apart.

What we wait around a lifetime for with one person, we can find in a moment with someone else. – Stephanie Klein

Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake & help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for. ― Mandy Hale

If she’s amazing, she won’t be easy. If she’s easy, she won’t be amazing. If she’s worth it, you won’t give up. If you won’t give up, you’re not worthy. … Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for. – Bob Marley

I think it’s important to have closure in any relationship that ends – from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly into your next phase. – Jennifer Aniston

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. – Leo Buscaglia

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

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

You meet thousands of people and none of them really touch you. And then you meet one person and your life is changed forever.

I’m stronger because I had to be, I’m smarter because of my mistakes, happier because of the sadness I’ve known, and now wiser because I learned.

When we face pain in relationships our first response is often to sever bonds rather than to maintain commitment. ― bell hooks

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. – Maya Angelou

Never go to bed angry. Love and respect each other enough to at least bring peace to the relationship until tomorrow.

One day I am going to wake up, roll over on my side, and kiss the love of my life good morning.

To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect. ― Criss Jami

If you get that gut feeling that something isn’t right about a person or situation, trust it.

The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return. – Moulin Rouge

A busy, vibrant, goal-oriented woman is so much more attractive than a woman who waits around for a man to validate her existence. ― Mandy Hale

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. – C.G. Jung

Find someone who will love your soul more than your body.

It’s okay to wait for the love you deserve, do not compromise or settle because of loneliness.

Every person should be in love at least once in their life. It will quickly show you that there is more to life than frivolous things.

Motivate and support your partner. You are both a work in progress so grow and build together.

There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it. ― Shannon L. Alder

If you focus all of your energy into bringing out the best in each other, you will have very little time left for arguing.

Relationships are a lot of work. Stop trying to enter into one thinking that it will solve all your problems. It wont.

No matter how long you’ve been with them, there’s no excuse for a lack of attention. – Charles Orlando

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. – Carl Jung

When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself. ― Deepak Chopra

Relationships dont always make sense. Especially from the outside”– Sarah Dessen

Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused. – Paulo Coelho

Do you ever put your arms out and just spin and spin and spin? Well, that’s what love is like. Everything inside of you tells you to stop before you fall, but you just keep going. – Practical Magic

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

Come sleep with me: We won’t make Love, Love will make us. – Julio Cortázar

Work on being in love with the person in the mirror who has been through so much but is still standing.

Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering. – Nicole Krauss

You will never have to chase what wants to stay with you.

It feels good when you can put a smile on someone’s face by simply being yourself.

Fall in love with somebody who will never let you go to sleep wondering if you still matter.

Never underestimate the importance of having someone in your life who makes you want to be a better person. – dauvoire

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever. – Alfred Tennyson

One of the things that cannot be taken from you is the love you cultivate for yourself within you.

You don’t realize how badly you’ve been treated until someone comes along and treats you the way you should be treated.

I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best. – Marilyn Monroe

Old doors close so new ones can open. Don’t get stuck on what fell apart just because it hurts. Transformation requires growth and letting go.

Stop begging and fighting for people to love you the right way. Stop investing time in people who don’t mind if you stay or leave. – Reyna Biddy

Your soul mate exists. Soul mates must often go through many challenges before they can find each other.

Four years ago, I was just a guy who had a crush on a girl, who had a boyfriend. And I had to do the hardest thing that I’ve ever had to do, which was just to… wait… And, a lot of people told me I was crazy to wait this long for a date with a girl I work with but I think, even then, I knew that… I was waiting for my wife. Jim Halpert on Pam Beasley – The Office

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. – John Lennon

Stay away from people who make you feel like you aren’t worth their time.

It doesn’t matter if the guy is perfect or the girl is perfect, as long as they are perfect for each other. – Good Will Hunting

The best version of you is who you are when you’re completely natural and not trying to impress anyone else for any reason whatsoever.

Men don’t like needy women. But they like to be needed.

I will not beg you for your time or try to convince you to choose me, the world is too big and I have too much to offer.

Sometimes it’s better to move on than to hold on to a person who doesn’t understand you. Your absence will teach what your presence can not.

I could drive around all night with someone, listening to music, talking about life and be perfectly satisfied with my night.

Eventually you’ll end up where you need to be, with who you’re meant to be with, and doing what you should be doing. Patience is the key.

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you. – Winnie-the-Pooh

Selfish people cannot understand what compromising is in a relationship neither will they ever see why it’s necessary in the relationship.

If you get that gut feeling that something isn’t right about a person or situation, trust it.

You have to be happy with your own company before you try to accompany someone else.

To those who have survived an affair: They didn’t cheat on you because of who you are… they cheated because of who they are NOT. – Charles Orlando

It’s okay to fight for someone who loves you. It’s not okay to fight for someone to love you. There’s a huge difference.

“Work on being in love with the person in the mirror who has been through so much but is still standing.”

“Clear your mind. Your heart is trying to tell you something.”

The one who doesn’t tell you what you want to hear, but tells you what you need to hear. Keep this person.

Be with someone who makes sure you’re always good even when they’re mad at you.

If they love you and they’re good to you…please don’t screw it up. Genuine people are an endangered species.

Can’t wait for the day that somebody tells me I’m the best thing that’s ever happened to them and they mean it.

One of the keys to health conscious relationships is being more concerned with someone’s happiness than what they can do for you. – Maryam Hasnaa

I can be someone’s and still be on my own. – Shel Silverstein

If they love you and they’re good to you…please don’t screw it up. Genuine people are an endangered species.

If you tell me you’re going to do something, I remember. If you don’t do it, I remember. We can still be cool, but your words will mean less.

Love who you love. Love what you love. Love hard. And if people don’t love you, then they aren’t your people.

Nothing better than enjoying life with the same person you struggled with.

It’s a beautiful thing to meet someone who makes you forget your troubles.

Never let an ex define your worth or worthiness of love. If they had seen your worth in the first place, maybe they wouldn’t be an ex. – Charles Orlando

Selfish people cannot understand what compromising is in a relationship neither will they ever see why it’s necessary in the relationship.

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom. – Rabindranath Tagore

Who you spend your time with will have a great impact on what kind of life you live. Spend time with the right people

“Unless your mind is clear of negativity, it will keep choosing similar negative experiences, that keep you far from love.” – Leon Brown

It’s okay to wait for the love you deserve, do not compromise or settle because of loneliness.

It’s okay to fight for someone who loves you. It’s not okay to fight for someone to love you. There’s a huge difference.

Intense love does not measure, it just gives. – Mother Teresa

If you find you are trying to force something, this is the time to let go.

If you get that gut feeling that something isn’t right about a person or situation, trust it.

Love yourself enough to not come off desperate. Trust me. If someone wants you in their life, they would make an obvious effort to do so.

People (in a relationship) change and forget to tell each other. – Lillian Hellman

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

[Being married] just feels incredible. It feels like you have this partner who is going to be with you and also change light bulbs and do dishes with you. – Jessica Biel about husband Justin Timberlake

A good person gives love because they want love in return. A spiritual person gives love because they want more love in the world.

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

We know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all, for whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends. ― Albert Einstein

Just because you’re lonely doesn’t mean you should invite someone toxic back into your life.

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

Stop holding on to things that don’t want to be held. You can use that time, space and energy for the things that want you.

There’s no such thing as the perfect soulmate. If you meet someone and you think they’re perfect, you better run as fast as you can in the other direction, cause your soulmate is the person that pushes all your buttons, pisses you off on a regular basis, and makes you face your shit. – Madonna

You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought. – Arthur Conan Doyle

Be honest about your intentions with everything. You never want to build any type of relationship on lies. That foundation will always fail.

I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies. – Pietro Aretino

Most men claim to desire driven, independent and confident women. Yet when confronted with such a creature reverence often evolves into resent. For just like women, men need to be needed. ― Tiffany Madison

Trouble is part of your life, and if you don’t share it, you don’t give the person who loves you enough a chance to love you enough. – Dinah Shore

I think for any relationship to be successful, there needs to be loving communication, appreciation, and understanding. Miranda Kerr

You are madly in love with something you don’t fully understand.

Love who you love. Love what you love. Love hard. And if people don’t love you, then they aren’t your people.

But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. – Khalil Gibran

The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too. ― Ernest Hemingway

Hope for love, pray for love, wish for love, dream for love…but don’t put your life on hold waiting for love. ― Mandy Hale

You don’t need a reason to love. Just do it. Love for no reason is the only thing that can eliminate hate for no reason.

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

When you choose to love someone who is damaged, you take on the weight of their past, their pain, their guilt. You must be strong, you must be patient. You can stop the bleeding and help them scar over but they will always, always be a little broken. If you can handle that, if you can accept the dents and the cracks, if you can get them to trust you, you will never find a better ally than one who is damaged. Above all else, they know about survival.

Never above you.
Never below you.
Always beside you.
– Walter Winchell

My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and the courage to accept the love in return. – Maya Angelou

When God knows you’re ready for the responsibility of commitment, He’ll reveal the right person under the right circumstances. ― Joshua Harris

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

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

A soul mate’s purpose is to shake you up, tear apart your ego a little bit, show you your obstacles and addictions, break your heart open so new light can get in, make you so desperate and out of control that you have to transform your life, then introduce you to your spiritual master… – Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

Being married is like having somebody permanently in your corner. It feels limitless, not limited.”– Gloria Steinem

You can talk with someone for years, everyday, and still, it won’t mean as much as what you can have when you sit in front of someone, not saying a word, yet you feel that person with your heart, you feel like you have known the person for forever…. connections are made with the heart, not the tongue. ― C. JoyBell C.

When what you hear and what you see don’t match, trust your eyes. ― Dale Renton

If you love someone, set them free. If they come back they’re yours; if they don’t they never were. – Richard Bach



1. Don’t Need Someone To Feel Fulfilled

If you are looking to be in a relationship because you are trying to fill some void in yourself, you are in big trouble.

Before you try and find your significant other, make sure that you are complete in yourself.

2. Love Yourself

All too often people who are insecure or do not love themselves seek another person to compensate for the love they are missing.

When this happens, that person ends up attracting someone who then takes advantage of this.

Now it is never okay for that person to take advantage of you, but as the saying goes, “It takes two to tango.”

So make sure you love yourself before you put yourself out there.

3. Like Attracts Like

If you are not happy with the type of people you are attracting into your dating life, then look at the mirror because you are attracting this person.

No, this does not necessarily mean your looks.

But it’s more so your energy and who you are as a person.

Whatever you want to attract, you also need to have those qualities in some way.

They may not be the exact same qualities, but your version of them.

So make yourself a better person and you will attract a better person.

4. Be Ready To Learn & Grow

Yes, a relationship can be filled with magic and great sex.

But it is also a lot of hard work.

You have to be ready to learn about yourself, communication, conflict resolution, sharing, giving, and so much more.

So if you want to be in a relationship, be ready to learn.

5. Practice Gratitude

A relationship is a day in and day out practice. You need to be in a positive mindset where you are grateful to be with this person.

Compliment them often. Give thanks for the little things and you will see that your relationship will be filled with so much love and joy.


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