Falling in love is the easy part – staying together is the tricky part. Long relationships and marriages can be amazing, but great relationships are the ones where both partners consistently work at the greatness. It doesn’t just happen. The following keeping a relationship alive quotes, is one way of inspiring yourself to keep at it – even when the going gets tough.
“Who, being loved, is poor?”
― Oscar Wilde
“Sometimes two people have to fall apart to realize how much they need to fall back together.”
“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.”
― Patrick Rothfuss, from The Wise Man’s Fear
“Don’t worry when I fight with you, worry when I stop because it means there’s nothing left for us to fight for.”
“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.”
― Angelita Lim
“I love you for all that you are, all that you have been and all that you will be.”
“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.”
― When Harry Met Sally
“If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.”
― Haruki Murakami
“A strong relationship requires choosing to love each other, even in those moments when you struggle to like each other.”
“Love is being stupid together.”
― Paul Valery
“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. ”
― Mignon McLaughlin
“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.”
― Oscar Wilde
“You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.”
― Gone With the Wind
“Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.”
― Franklin P. Jones
“When I want to smile, I know exactly what to do, I just close my eyes and I think of you.”
“This thing about you that you think is your flaw – it’s the reason I’m falling in love with you.”
― Colleen Hoover, Slammed
“A great relationship is about two things. First, appreciating the similarities, and second, respecting the differences.”
“Falling in love is like getting hit by a truck and yet not being mortally wounded. just sick to your stomach, high one minute, low the next. Starving hungry but unable to eat. hot, cold, forever horny, full of hope and enthusiasm, with momentary depressions that wipe you out.It is also not being able to remove the smile from your face, loving life with a mad passionate intensity, and feeling ten years younger.Love does not appear with any warning signs. You fall into it as if pushed from a high diving board. No time to think about what’s happening. It’s inevitable. An event you can’t control. A crazy, heart-stopping, roller-coaster ride that just has to take its course.”
― Jackie Collins, Lucky
“It’s more like you meet someone, and you fall in love, and you hope that that person is the one—and then at some point, you have to put down your chips. You just have to make a commitment and hope that you’re right.”
― Rainbow Rowell, Landline
“The bottom line is that we never fall for the person we’re supposed to.”
― Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper
“Assumptions are the termites of relationships.”
― Henry Winkler
“Falling in love is easy. Falling in love with the same person repeatedly is extraordinary.”
― Crystal Woods, Write Like No One Is Reading
“Most of all, I’m scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I’m with you.”
― Dirty Dancing
“Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others and the delight in the recognition.”
― Alexander Smith
“It will never be perfect. Make it work.”
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“Sometimes you break your heart in the right way, if you know what I mean. ”
― Gregory David Roberts
“Falling in love is great. It colors your whole world and makes your days inspiring. But for some reason, some people find it too scary. They decided it’s to better hold that part of their feelings.”
― Ces Peta
“So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s going to be really hard; we’re gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me… everyday.”
― The Notebook
“A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.”
― Dave Meurer
“You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die.”
― Shakespeare In Love
“If you can’t get someone off your mind, it’s because your mind always knows what your heart is thinking.”
“Speak to me: I will spend my lifetime trying to understand you.”
― Kamand Kojouri
“A relationship is like a house. When a lightbulb burns out you do not go and buy a new house, you fix the light bulb.”
“In order to be happy oneself it is necessary to make at least one other person happy.”
― Theodor Reik
“Do what you did in the beginning of a relationship and there won’t be an end.”
“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.”
Hard times and good times make up strong, solid relationships and marriages. Reading keeping a relationship alive quotes can be a great way to get yourself and your partner through the hard times. Because when you get past the tough stuff – you’re out on the other side – and romance is waiting.
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