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Relationship Quotes

by Leah from Picta

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From friendships to significant others to family members and more, we have special (and different!) relationships with lots of different people in our lives! Check out these quotes that we’ve chosen from a wide variety of sources for all sorts of relationships!

How to use Relationship Quotes?

Group of friends celebrating together

These quotes can make the perfect text to put on a greeting card for a special message to go along with a gift for a birthday, anniversary, and more! Or take these quotes to the next level by creating your own card and throwing your favorite relationship quote in the card’s design for a special touch!

Personally, I love using quotes on social media, and these quotes can be the perfect Instagram caption for a birthday post or even used in a story on social media!

Or transform your quote into a personalized gift like a photo poster with a special quote for your significant other, family member or more! This is the perfect gift for an anniversary quote for husband or a Father’s Day gift that he is sure to remember.

Friendship Quotes

Two friends laughing together

Whether a childhood best friend, college friends that have seen you in … well every state of emotional well-being, workplace buddies and more, our friends are the family we choose for ourselves as the famous saying goes! Check out these friendship quotes for your best pals:

  1. "True friends are never apart, maybe in distance but never in heart." - Anonymous
  2. "Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything." - Muhammad Ali
  3. "A good friend knows all your best stories, but a best friend has lived them with you." - Unknown
  4. "Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together." - Woodrow Wilson
  5. "I get by with a little help from my friends." - The Beatles
  6. "A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked." - Bernard Meltzer
  7. "Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, 'What! You too? I thought I was the only one.'" - C.S. Lewis
  8. "A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself." - Jim Morrison
  9. "Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words." - George Eliot
  10. "Friends are the family we choose for ourselves." - Edna Buchanan
  11. "The best mirror is an old friend." - George Herbert
  12. "A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success." - Doug Larson
  13. "A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are." - Unknown
  14. "The language of friendship is not words but meanings." - Henry David Thoreau
  15. "A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same." - Elbert Hubbard
  16. "Friendship is the purest love." - Osho
  17. "A friend is one who walks in when others walk out." - Walter Winchell
  18. "The only way to have a friend is to be one." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  19. "A friend is someone who can see the truth and pain in you even when you are fooling everyone else." - Unknown
  20. "Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down." - Oprah Winfrey

Family Quotes

Happy family spending time together

Ah, the family, like them or love them, our family is around to stay! These family quotes from siblings to parents and beyond might just put into words how you are feeling!

  1. "The most important thing in the world is family and love." - John Wooden
  2. "Family is not an important thing. It's everything." - Michael J. Fox
  3. "A happy family is but an earlier heaven." - George Bernard Shaw
  4. "In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony." - Friedrich Nietzsche
  5. "The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life." - Richard Bach
  6. "Family is the anchor that holds us through life's storms." - Unknown
  7. "The love in our family flows strong and deep, leaving us memories to treasure and keep." - Unknown
  8. "A family is a little world created by love." - Unknown
  9. "The family is one of nature's masterpieces." - George Santayana
  10. "Families are like fudge - mostly sweet with a few nuts." - Les Dawson

Quotes for Siblings: Sister Quotes & Brother Quotes

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Ah, siblings! Whether you're the oldest, youngest, or somewhere in between, no one knows you quite like your brothers and sisters. To celebrate these special bonds, we've gathered some quotes that perfectly capture the unique relationships we share with our siblings. From the bonds of sisterhood to the rough-and-tumble world of brotherhood, we've got you covered with quotes that are sure to make you smile, reminisce, and maybe even shed a tear or two (from joy but also if you’re like me and you just realized your sister stole your favorite t-shirt the last time you saw her …).

Sister Quotes

Two sisters embracing each other
  1. "A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life." - Isadora James
  2. "Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other." - Carol Saline
  3. "A sister is both your mirror - and your opposite." - Elizabeth Fishel
  4. "We hang out, we help one another, we tell one another our worst fears and biggest secrets, and then just like real sisters, we listen and don't judge." - Adriana Trigiani
  5. "Sisters are different flowers from the same garden." - Unknown
  6. "A sister is someone who loves you from the heart. No matter how much you argue, you cannot be drawn apart." - Unknown
  7. "A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost." - Marion C. Garretty
  8. "A sister is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words." - Unknown
  9. "There is no better friend than a sister. And there is no better sister than you." - Unknown
  10. "Sisters are for sharing laughter and wiping tears." - Unknown

Brother Quotes

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  1. "Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero." - Marc Brown
  2. "A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother." - Samuel Richardson
  3. "A brother is a friend God gave you; a friend is a brother your heart chose." - Proverb
  4. "Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet." - Vietnamese Proverb
  5. "A brother is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit." - Unknown
  6. "Brothers don't necessarily have to say anything to each other – they can sit in a room and be together and just be completely comfortable with each other." - Leonardo DiCaprio
  7. "A brother is someone who knows there's something wrong even when you have the biggest smile on your face." - Unknown
  8. "I had a really wonderful upbringing. We were a tight family. It was wonderful to grow up with so many siblings. We were all just a year or two apart, and we were always so supportive of each other. I learned everything from my older brother and sister and taught it to my younger sisters." - Joaquin Phoenix
  9. "It takes two men to make one brother." - Israel Zangwill
  10. "A brother is a friend given by Nature." - Jean Baptiste Legouve

Parent Quotes: For Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and more

Looking for the perfect words to express your love for your parents? Look no further than these heartwarming and inspiring parent quotes! From silly and funny to sweet and sentimental, these quotes capture the essence of the special bond between parents and their children. I gave my mom a card with a mother daughter quote on it and although super cheesy, she loved it! Whether you're looking for a unique message to include in a card or just want to show your appreciation for all that your parents do, these quotes are sure to make them smile! For Mother’s Day quotes to Father’s Day quotes or just for a special birthday card, there is something for everyone!

Mother's Day quotes

A loving mother embracing her child
  1. "A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend." - Unknown
  2. "A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path." - Agatha Christie
  3. "A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take." - Cardinal Mermillod
  4. "Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing." - Ricki Lake
  5. "A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place." - Amy Tan
  6. "A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's." - Princess Diana
  7. "The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation." - James E. Faust
  8. "God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers." - Rudyard Kipling
  9. "Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever." - Unknown
  10. "A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories." - Honore de Balzac

Father's Day Quotes

A supportive father with his child on shoulders
  1. "A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you grow." - Unknown
  2. "My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me." - Jim Valvano
  3. "A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way." - Unknown
  4. "A father is someone who carries pictures in his wallet where his money used to be." - Unknown
  5. "A dad is someone who wants to catch you before you fall but instead picks you up, brushes you off, and lets you try again." - Unknown
  6. "When my father didn't have my hand, he had my back." - Linda Poindexter
  7. "A father is someone who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take." - Unknown
  8. "A dad is someone who holds you when you cry, scolds you when you break the rules, shines with pride when you succeed, and has faith in you even when you fail." - Unknown
  9. "Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad." - Anne Geddes
  10. "No matter how tall I grow, I will always look up to my dad." - Unknown

Relationship Quotes

Whether you’ve been dating for a few weeks, or married for a few decades, your significant other has a huge impact on you! Say it with a quote! Perfect for a wedding quote as part of your vows or on a special wedding card, or an anniversary quote for her or for husband, look no further!

Girlfriend Quotes

Close-up of a couple holding hands symbolizing love and connection

Here are 10 famous quotes about girlfriends or relationships for her:

  1. "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." - Lao Tzu
  2. "In true love, the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged." - Hans Nouwens
  3. "The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds." - Nicholas Sparks
  4. "Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation." - Osho
  5. "Love is not a feeling of happiness. Love is a willingness to sacrifice." - Michael Novak
  6. "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
  7. "Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you." - Loretta Young
  8. "Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible—it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could." - Barbara De Angelis
  9. "True love is rare, and it's the only thing that gives life real meaning." - Nicholas Sparks
  10. "The best thing to hold onto in life is each other." - Audrey Hepburn

Boyfriend Quotes

A couple sharing a romantic moment together

Here are 10 famous quotes about boyfriends or relationships for him:

  1. "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
  2. "The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. And that's what you've given me. That's what I'd hoped to give you forever." - Nicholas Sparks
  3. "Love is not about how many days, weeks, or months you’ve been together, it’s all about how much you love each other every day." - Unknown
  4. "I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close." - Pablo Neruda
  5. "I want you. All of you. Your flaws. Your mistakes. Your imperfections. I want you, and only you." - John Legend
  6. "I fell in love with you because of the million things you never knew you were doing." - Unknown
  7. "You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." - Dr. Seuss
  8. "There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love." - Bryant H. McGill
  9. "Love is a promise; love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear." - John Lennon
  10. "I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Wedding Quotes

A newlywed couple celebrating their love and union

Wedding quotes are a great way to add a personal touch to your big day. You can use them for inspiration when writing your vows, or to create thoughtful messages for your wedding cards. From sweet and romantic quotes to funny and lighthearted ones, there's something for everyone. You can even use them to create personalized wedding gifts, like a photo album or a piece of art!

  1. "A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person." - Mignon McLaughlin
  2. "The greatest marriages are built on teamwork, mutual respect, and a never-ending quest for love and happiness." - Fawn Weaver
  3. "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 De Angelis
  4. "A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences." - Dave Meurer
  5. "Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story." - Jennifer Smith
  6. "Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash." - Joyce Brothers
  7. "The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife." - Barbara De Angelis
  8. "A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short." - Andre Maurois
  9. "A good marriage is like a casserole, only those responsible for it really know what goes in it." - Anonymous
  10. "Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation." - Osho

Whether for a good pal, your sister or brother or even for your wedding day, these relationship quotes are a great way to show how you feel!

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Tags: Relationships, Friends, Love, Romance, Wedding, Family