It is not our purpose to become
each other; it is to recognize each
other, to learn to see the other
and honor him for what he is.
Intimate relationships cannot substitute
for a life plan. But to have any meaning or
viability at all, a life plan must
include intimate relationships.
Treasure your relationships,
not your possessions.
?Anthony J D'Angelo
Money cannot buy peace of mind.
It cannot heal ruptured relationships,
or build meaning into a life that has none.
?Richard M DeVos
Without relationships, no matter how
much wealth, fame, power, prestige
and seeming success by the standards
and opinions of the world one has,
happiness will constantly eluded him.
Constant kindness can accomplish
much. As the sun makes ice melt,
kindness causes misunderstanding,
mistrust and hostility to evaporate.
The easiest kind of relationship
is with ten thousand people,
the hardest is with one.
For me, the highest level of
sexual excitement is in a
The key to any good relationship, on-screen
and off, is communication, respect, and
I guess you have to like the way the other
person smells -- and he smelled real nice.
My attachment has neither
the blindness of the beginning,
nor the microscopic accuracy
of the close of such liaisons.
In the mythic schema of all relations
between men and women, man
proposes, and woman is disposed of.
I know for me the subject of how to
be in a relationship is precious and
complicated and challenging. It wouldn't
be right to make it look too easy.
If we are a metaphor of the universe,
the human couple is the metaphor par
excellence, the point of intersection
of all forces and the seed of all forms.
The couple is time recaptured,
the return to the time before time.
The ultimate test of a relationship
is to disagree but to hold hands.
It is the things in common that
make relationships enjoyable,
but it is the little differences
that make them interesting.
When you're in a relationship,
you're always surrounded by a ring of
circumstances... joined together by a
wedding ring, or in a boxing ring.
If you're in a relationship and you want
to make it work, you have
to be a little selfless at times.
Assumptions are the termites