40 Bittersweet Quotes That Sum Up The Truth About Love And Relationships

Mary McDonald
Mary McDonald

1.

“A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other…Maybe temporarily, maybe at the wrong time, maybe too late, or maybe forever”
― Dave Matthews Band


2.

“People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.”
— Joseph F. Newton Men


3.

“There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”
 — Friedrich Nietzsche


4.

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


5.

“Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.”
—Washington Irving


6.

“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


7.

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


8.

“You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert


9.

“Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.”
― Bob Marley


10.

“Sex isn’t hard, but intimacy is terrifying.”
– Tatiana Maslany


11.

“Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary.”
– Oscar Wilde


12.

“Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom.”
– Jodi Picoult


13.

“A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.”
— Honore de Balzac


14.

“I never knew until that moment how bad it could hurt to lose something you never really had.”
– Wonder Years


15.

“It’s hard when you miss people. But you know if you miss them, that means you’re lucky. It means you had someone special in your life, someone worth missing.”
– One Tree Hill


16.

“I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.”
― Steve Maraboli


17.

“What was it like to lose him?” Asked Sorrow.
There was a long pause before I responded:

It was like hearing every goodbye ever said to
me—said all at once.”
― Lang Leav


18.

“At some point, you have to make a decision. Boundaries don’t keep other people out. They fence you in. Life is messy. That’s how we’re made. So, you can waste your lives drawing lines. Or you can live your life crossing them.”
 ― Grey’s Anatomy


19.

“If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call you could make, who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting?”
 ― Stephen Levine


20.

“To know when to go away and when to come closer is the key to any lasting relationship.” 
― Domenico Cieri Estrada


21.

“Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.”
― Paulo Coelho


22.

“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


23.

“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


24.

“This morning, with her, having coffee.”
– Johnny Cash, when asked for his definition of paradise.


25.

“We accept the love we think we deserve.”
― Stephen Chbosky


26.

“A guy out there was meant to be the love of your life, your best friend, your soul mate, the one you can tell your dreams to. He’ll brush the hair out of your eyes. Send you flowers when you least expect it. He’ll stare at you during the movies, even though he paid $8 to see it. He’ll call to say goodnight or just cause he’s missing you. He’ll look in your eyes and tell you, you’re the most beautiful girl in the world, and for the first time in your life, you’ll believe it.”
― Nicholas Sparks


27.

“You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.”
― Jodi Picoult


28.

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
― Robert A. Heinlein


29.

“Sometimes, in a relationship, we fail to put two and two together because we want so much to keep one and one together.”
― Robert Brault


30.

“Assumptions are the termites of relationships.”
―Henry Winkler


31.

“Having someone wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night is a very old human need.”
―Margaret Mead


32.

“When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.”
―Victor Hugo


33.

“I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me.”
Richard Bach


34.

“This is a good sign, having a broken heart. It means we have tried for something.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert


35.

“A woman should never invest in a relationship she wouldn’t want for her daughter, nor allow any man to treat her in a way she would scold her son for.”
― Unknown


36.

“Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.”
― Plato


37.

“Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.”
― Kahlil Gibran


38.

“I finally understood what true love meant…love meant that you care for another person’s happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices you face might be.”
― Nicholas Sparks


39.

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”
― Marilyn Monroe


40.

“And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make.”
– The Beatles. TC mark


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