Relationships Quotes

The Eskimos have hundreds of word for snow but we've invented three times that many words for relationships. What really defines a relationship?

Sarah Jessica Parker

Knowledge is embodied in people gathered in communities and networks. The road to knowledge is via people, conversations, connections and relationships. Knowledge surfaces through dialog, all knowledge is socially mediated and access to knowledge is by connecting to people that know or know who to contact.

Denham Grey

Society's prohibition of intentional killing the cornerstone of law and social relationships. It protects each of us impartially, embodying the belief that all are equal.

Luke Gormally

The earth's vegetation is part of a web of life in which there are intimate and essential relations between plants and the earth, between plants and other plants, between plants and animals. Sometimes we have no choice but to disturb these relationships, but we should do so thoughtfully, with full awareness that what we do may have consequences remote in time and place.

Rachel Carson†

Forgiveness is the oil of relationships

Josh McDowell

Our new economic approach is rooted in ideas which stress the importance of macro-economics, post neo-classical endogenous growth theory and the symbiotic relationships between growth and investment, and people and infrastructure.

James Gordon Brown

Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.

Wayne Dyer

Every canvas, even if non-representational, that depends upon harmonious relationships of the three forces ñ color, volume and line ñ is a work of art.

Fernand Leger

To paint is not to copy the object slavishly, it is to grasp a harmony among many relationships.

Paul Cezanne

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don't over-analyze your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.

Leo Buscaglia

Lose/Win people bury a lot of feelings. And unexpressed feelings come forth later in uglier ways. Psychosomatic illnesses often are the reincarnation of cumulative resentment, deep disappointment and disillusionment repressed by the Lose/Win mentality. Disproportionate rage or anger, overreaction to minor provocation, and cynicism are other embodiments of suppressed emotion. People who are constantly repressing, not transcending feelings toward a higher meaning find that it affects the quality of their relationships with others.

Stephen R Covey

A talent for drama is not a talent for writing, but is an ability to articulate human relationships.

Gore Vidal

There has never been a time in history when simply being pregnant and giving birth has seemed so complicated. This is because there has never been a time in history when being a woman has seemed so complicated. Whatever gains we imagine we have made in work, in relationships and in the wider culture, the struggle to find a positive definition of what it is to be a woman, particularly in regard to our reproductive lives, is as intense as ever. Nowhere is that struggle felt as keenly as in the arena of pregnancy and birth

Pat Thomas

Loyalty is dead, the experts proclaim, and the statistics seem to bear them out. On average, U.S. corporations now lose half their customers in five years, half their employees in four, and half their investors in less than one. We seem to face a future in which the only business relationships will be opportunistic transactions between virtual strangers.

Frederick F. Reichheld

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