Favourite Quotes: Relationships

“Seek first to understand, then to be understood.”  Stephen Covey

“We have two ears, one mouth that we may listen the more and talk the less.”  Zeno

“I know that you understand what you think I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.”  Richard Nixon

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” Samuel Johnson

“True friends are those who, when you make a fool of yourself, don’t believe that this condition is permanent.”  Erwin T. Randall

“Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something: they’re trying to find someone who’s going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship will last is if you see your relationship as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take.”  Anthony Robbins

“An argument is always about what has been made more important than the relationship.”   Hugh Prather

Assumptions are the termites of relationships.”  Henry Winkler

“Be the kind of person you would like to be with. Some people come into our lives, make footprints on our hearts”  Joseph F. Newton

“Before you try to change others, remember how hard it is to change yourself.”  Bill Bluestein

“Commitment is inherent in any genuinely loving relationship”  M Scott Peck

“Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us.”   Stephen Covey