We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love.— Robert Fulghum
Revolutionary True Relationship quotations
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
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.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
You have to go wholeheartedly into anything in order to achieve anything worth having.
The most important thing is to have a good relationship with the bike.
.. you have to understand what she wants. I think of a motorcycle as a woman, and I know that sounds silly, but it's true.
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
A friend is one of the nicest things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.
If you knew when you began a book what you would say at the end, do you think that you would have the courage to write it? What is true for writing and for a love relationship is true also for life. The game is worthwhile insofar as we don't know what will be the end.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
I fell in love with her when we were together, then fell deeper in love with her in the years we were apart.
How bold one gets when one is sure of being loved.
The antidote for fifty enemies is one friend.
When someone truly cares about you, they make an effort, not an excuse.
Because the relationship between self and world is reciprocal, it is not a matter of first getting enlightened or saved and then acting. As we work to heal the Earth, the Earth heals us. No need to wait. As we care enough to take risks, we loosen the grip of ego and begin to come home to our true nature.
Every true artist has been inspired more by the beauty of lines and color and the relationships between them than by the concrete subject of the picture.
Death ends a life, not a relationship.
The scariest thing about distance is that you don't know whether they'll miss you or forget you.
No creature is fully itself till it is, like the dandelion, opened in the bloom of pure relationship to the sun, the entire living cosmos.
Love ... is the honoring of others in a way that grants them the grace of their own autonomy and allows mutual discovery.
I’ve become skeptical of the unwritten rule that just because a boy and girl appear in the same feature, a romance must ensue. Rather, I want to portray a slightly different relationship, one where they two mutually inspire each other to live– if I’ m able to, then perhaps I’ll be closer to portraying a true expression of love.
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.
True obedience is the refusal to compromise in any regard our relationship with God, regardless of the consequences.
God is the one who satisfies the passion for justice, the longing for spirituality, the hunger for relationship, the yearning for beauty. And God, the true God, is the God we see in Jesus of Nazareth, Israel's Messiah, the world's true Lord.
True happiness comes not when we get rid of all of our problems,but when we change our relationship to them, when we see our problems as a potential source of awakening, opportunities to practice, and to learn.
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
It's hard when you're doing a film based on a true story to really figure out what all those relationships were.
For the two of us, home isn't a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.
We don't need to explain our love. We only need to show it.
True love has a habit of coming back.
I wonder how many people don't get the one they want, but end up with the one they're supposed to be with.
When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different.
You know that your name is safe in their mouth.
True love blooms when we care more about another person than we care about ourselves. That is Christ's great atoning example for us, and it ought to be more evident in the kindness we show, the respect we give, and the selflessness and courtesy we employ in our personal relationships.
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
Those old adages - you attract more with honey;
do unto others - are true. You can get attention by being acerbic or mean or making a bizarre comment. But by being nice, being empathetic, building relationships and listening, people begin to recognize that you're thoughtful and respectful of their position.
...memory is fragile and the space of a single life is brief, passing so quickly that we never get a chance to see the relationship between events; we cannot gauge the consequences of our acts, and we believe in the fiction of past, present, and future, but it may also be true that everything happens simultaneously.
To be content, to find true love, is what essentially drives us all, but if found, would it be recognized?
Show respect even to people who don't deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours.
I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true
The isolated individual is not a real person.
A real person is one who lives in and for others. And the more personal relationships we form with others, the more we truly realize ourselves as persons. It has even been said that there can be no true person unless there are two, entering into communication with one another.
The true strength of any relationship is measured in bad times not good.
The Bible constantly warns against a merely mercenary relationship with God - a friendship of convenience or self-interest. We should not love God simply because doing so will produce many consolations in our life. We must enter a true relationship, were we fall in love not with His benefits, but with Him.
Keep what is worth keeping and with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.