51 Private Relationship Quotes to Help You Appreciate Yours

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Most of us have relationships in our lives that are considered ‘private.’ Whether it’s with our spouse, parents, siblings, or friends, these relationships are incredibly personal and important to us.

We share things with them that we don’t share with anyone else. And, when we’re going through a tough time, they’re the ones who offer us support.

That’s why it’s so special when someone steps up and demonstrates their understanding and support for one of our private relationships. Here are some quotes about the power of private relationships. Enjoy!

Private Relationship Quotes List

There’s something special about private relationships. They are intimate and personal, and they often mean more to us than anything else in the world.

These 51 private relationship quotes will help you appreciate the importance of your own private relationships.

Whether you are in a new relationship or have been married for 50 years, these quotes will remind you why private relationships are so important!

“The greatest thing you will ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” –Edna St. Vincent Millay
“A strong relationship requires choosing to love each other even in those moments when you struggle to like each other.” -Unknown
“To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.” -Lao Tzu
“There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.” -Martin Luther
“The happiest marriages I know, are those in which the husband and wife think alike about serious matters; they understand each other’s views.” -Woodrow Wilson
“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” -Friedrich Nietzsche
“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” -Mignon McLaughlin
“My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.” -Winston Churchill
“If you want to stay married, fall in love over and over again, every day.” -Francesco Alberoni
“There is nothing more admirable than two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife together.” -Homer
“A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.” -Pearl S. Buck
“A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” -Ruth Bell Graham
“A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.” -Dave Meurer
“The secret to a lasting relationship with anyone is never expecting them to change.” – Unknown
“A relationship is like a rose, how long it lasts, no one knows.” – Unknown
“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
“There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.” – Martin Luther
“Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day.” – Barbara DeAngelis
“It is very important to understand that marriage, as we know it, is a relatively new institution. Until about two hundred years ago, most people got married because it was arranged by their parents.” – Alain de Botton
“The great secret of successful marriage is finding the right person. You know they’re right if you love to be with them all the time.” – Julia Child
“If you want something to last forever, you treat it differently. You shield it and protect it. You never abuse it. You don’t expose it to the elements. You don’t make it common or ordinary. If it ever becomes tarnished, you love the tarnish out of it.” – Tony Robbins
“A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.” – Andre Maurois
“The most important thing in a relationship is not what you get but what you give… And giving doesn’t mean doing things for someone else and then waiting for something in return. It means giving of yourself.” – Sidney Poitier
“Love is missing someone whenever you’re apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you’re close in heart.” – Kay Knudsen
“If you love something, let it go. If it comes back to you, its yours. If it doesn’t, then it was never meant to be.” – Unknown
“There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps.” – Ronald Reagan
“Don’t find love, let love find you. That’s why it’s called falling in love, because you don’t force yourself to fall, you just fall.” – Unknown
“The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness.” – William Saroyan
“The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” – Michel de Montaigne
“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” – George Sand
“Love is always bestowed as a gift – freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.” – Leo Buscaglia
“If you have only one smile in you, give it to your beloved.” – Maya Angelou
“If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don’t, they never were.” – Kahlil Gibran
“A relationship is only as good as the effort you put into it.” -Unknown
“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.”- Unknown
“Love is being stupid together.”- Paul Valery
“Love is not finding someone to live with… it’s finding someone you can’t live without.” -Rafael Ortiz
“Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.” – David Wilkerson
“To love and be loved is the greatest happiness of all.” – Helen Keller
“The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which it is pouring forth its affections to a few esteemed individuals.” – Thomas Jefferson
“True love doesn’t happen right away; it’s an ever-growing process. It develops after you’ve gone through many ups and downs, when you’ve suffered together, cried together, laughed together.” – Ricardo Montalban
“Private relationships are special because they are built on trust, mutual respect, and genuine care.”
“The greatest relationships are the ones you never expected to be in.” – Dierks Bentley
“Soulmates aren’t the ones who make you happiest, no. They’re instead the ones who make you feel the most. That’s what soulmates are supposed to do.” – C. JoyBell C.
“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” – C.G. Jung
“Where there is great love, there are always miracles.” – Willa Cather
“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” – Dale Carnegie
“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“I don’t like to commit myself about heaven and hell – you see, I have friends in both places.” – Mark Twain
“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” – C.S
“Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.” -Author Unknown
“When we are loved, we are always in paradise.” – Honore de Balzac
“Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.” – Francoise Sagan

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