Romantic And Friendship Famous Quotes & Sayings

42 Romantic And Friendship Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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The lust and attraction are often a given in a romance novel - I want to dig into the elements of true friendship that form a foundation for a solid, gonna-last-forever romantic relationship.Suzanne Brockmann Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Suzanne Brockmann: The lust and attraction are often a given in a romance novel - I want
A black boy brought Wilson's gin and he sipped it very slowly because he had nothing else to do except to return to his hot and squalid room and read a novel - or a poem. Wilson liked poetry, but he absorbed it secretly, like a drug. The Golden Treasury accompanied him wherever he went, but it was taken at night in small doses - a finger of Longfellow, Macaulay, Mangan: 'Go on to tell how, with genius wasted, Betrayed in friendship, befooled in love ... ' His taste was romantic. For public exhibition he has his Wallace. He wanted passionately to be indistinguishable on the surface from other men: he wore his moustache like a club tie - it was his highest common factor, but his eyes betrayed him - brown dog's eyes, a setter's eyes, pointing mournfully towards Bond Street.Graham Greene Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Graham Greene: A black boy brought Wilson's gin and he sipped it very slowly because he had
I have no right to make you love me, or to love you. But I do know that love is something that is tested and mended over time.

"I don't know if purely romantic love can last through anything (it is so based on feelings and attraction, both of which are fickle at times), but I think friendship can, and when the romantic love and friendship get blurred together into one it makes 'relationship cement,' I think." - Stay by Jennifer Silverwood

"And then, real love I think comes later. When you really get to know someone and how they think and feel, when you can't imagine if something were to happen to them. When you trust them and want to spend all your time doing nothing with them, when you want to grow old together." - Stay by Jennifer Silverwood
Jennifer Silverwood Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Jennifer Silverwood: I have no right to make you love me, or to love you. But I
I am never home, and it's hard to keep up with things that are good for you to have in life like relationships, whether they be romantic or friendship. I have to work twice as hard to make sure I don't just check out. That's what I mean by vulnerability.Jen Kirkman Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Jen Kirkman: I am never home, and it's hard to keep up with things that are good
Jena took a seat on the sofa, and Cole found himself with another dilemma. Should he sit next to her or take the other chair? Such a decision shouldn't feel momentous, but it did. It felt as momentous as a choice between the past and the future.
It felt like a choice between friendship and maybe more than friendship.
He sat next to her on the sofa.
Susannah Sandlin Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Susannah Sandlin: Jena took a seat on the sofa, and Cole found himself with another dilemma. Should
Friendship is what really resolves and mitigates loneliness while not compromising the self in the way that love does, romantic love does.Chuck Palahniuk Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Chuck Palahniuk: Friendship is what really resolves and mitigates loneliness while not compromising the self in the
Ryker smiled at me. "You learn quick - "

I cut him off. "If you call me grasshopper, I'm going to slug you."

"Padawan."

I shoved him. It was more like shoving a tree. He didn't even flinch. "You're such a nerd."

"Geek, Millie. I'm a geek." His lips twitched and it made me want to raise myself up on my tiptoes and kiss him.

I shot him a grin instead. "Only a nerd would know the difference.
E.M. Denning Romantic And Friendship Sayings By E.M. Denning: Ryker smiled at me. "You learn quick - "I cut him off. "If you call
You're not his," Bryan said firmly.

"Bry, I don't know whose I am anymore.
L.A. Kuehlke Romantic And Friendship Sayings By L.A. Kuehlke: You're not his," Bryan said firmly. "Bry, I don't know whose I am anymore.
Sometimes love started with bewildering passion and then grew deeper through friendship; sometimes it started with deep friendship and surprised everybody-especially the two best friends-with it's sudden romantic fire. Either way, love seemed both meant to be and a miracle.Elizabeth Chandler Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Elizabeth Chandler: Sometimes love started with bewildering passion and then grew deeper through friendship; sometimes it started
I have known friendship love, parental love, romantic love, family love and unrequited love in my life time, but the only love that made a difference was self love. You don't need confirmation from the world or another person that you matter. You simply do matter. When you finally believe that truth and live it then you can do amazing things with your life!Shannon L. Alder Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Shannon L. Alder: I have known friendship love, parental love, romantic love, family love and unrequited love in
It is beautiful to capture the soul of another being, isn't it? i nod and add, particularly when it has been a special person. We are talking about friendship, that has its own tenets so we are not talking about romantic/love/sex capture of another soul but the true captivation of another's spirit, which happens between people of the same sex sometimes.Ana Castillo Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Ana Castillo: It is beautiful to capture the soul of another being, isn't it? i nod and
The difference between romantic love and friendship love is that romantic love involves a lot of compromise. It is a very giving type of love. With friendship, you can be a little bit more autonomous. You are not expected to compromise, in the same way. Maybe that's why friendships tend to last longer.Olivia Wilde Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Olivia Wilde: The difference between romantic love and friendship love is that romantic love involves a lot
People change. You change. Some relationships just aren't meant to last beyond a certain point. It's okay to simply let those friendships fade. This is a natural evolution of some relationships. Unlike romantic relationships, with friendships there's rarely a reason to have a full-on breakup. Even if people go in different directions and the friendship slowly peters out, trust can endure. And unlike most exes, it is possible to rekindle/reactivate friendships later on when your lives are more aligned.Reid Hoffman Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Reid Hoffman: People change. You change. Some relationships just aren't meant to last beyond a certain point.
His smiles were hard won, but when they came, they were well worth it. They lit up his face like summer sunshine. The rest of the time, and far more frequently, he seemed lost in winter. And when he laughed, he was a different person.Danielle Steel Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Danielle Steel: His smiles were hard won, but when they came, they were well worth it. They
( ... ) I could "talk fast"
that's to say, without hesitating, stammering
most of the time
but there were categories of words, sentiments, I could never say, they'd have stuck in my throat. The embarrassment of it even whispering-teasing to Legs for instance 'Yeah you're my heart too!' or 'I love you' or 'I would die for you', nobody ever talked that way, mostly there was just my mother and me and we hardly talked at all.
Joyce Carol Oates Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Joyce Carol Oates: ( ... ) I could "talk fast" that's to say, without hesitating, stammering most of
Love is more than an unblinking deep gaze, or a romantic fairytale of two hearts...
Love is two people bound by loyalty and deep friendship, standing side-by-side on the same trail of life.
Krista Leontieff Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Krista Leontieff: Love is more than an unblinking deep gaze, or a romantic fairytale of two hearts...Love
I think it's important to have closure in any relationship that ends - from a romantic relationship to a friendship. You should always have a sense of clarity at the end and know why it began and why it ended. You need that in your life to move cleanly into your next phase.Jennifer Aniston Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Jennifer Aniston: I think it's important to have closure in any relationship that ends - from a
Friendship is all about trust and sharing. Passionate and romantic love is all about sex and emotions. You have to try to combine those, I think. The great marriages, the great couples I know, have both.Isabel Allende Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Isabel Allende: Friendship is all about trust and sharing. Passionate and romantic love is all about sex
I didn't understand what he was doing, what he wanted from me. Because in my experience, people wanted something from each other. To use them, to gain friendship, for a romantic relationship. I didn't think he had any of those three as his motivation, and it was like a Rubik's Cube that I kept turning around and around with no solutionErin McCarthy Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Erin McCarthy: I didn't understand what he was doing, what he wanted from me. Because in my
Obviously, the choice between human selfishness and divine Selfishness is not about leaving or not leaving a relationship. More important are the day-to-day opportunities in the course of relationship. It is really the choice of living from the heart or living from fear. And how do you live from fear? Saying "yes" when your heart wants to say "no." Saying "no" when your heart wants to say "yes." By not listening to your heart (i.e., what is best for your soul), you compromise your truth, and cause suffering in the relationship. You may be afraid of hurting your friend. You may be afraid of losing their love and friendship. Whatever it is you are afraid of, it is still fear that is ruling you, rather than love.Joyce Vissell Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Joyce Vissell: Obviously, the choice between human selfishness and divine Selfishness is not about leaving or not
Then it's a deal, we're friends."
[ ... ]
"Can we just make one conditional rule here? That if we get into a situation where we know - absolutely - that we're going to die, we can have - "
She pulled her hand away. "Don't say it!"
He did. "Sex."
She glared her disbelief. "You are such and asshole!"
"I am," Ian agreed. I'm afraid that accepting me for who I am comes with the territory when talking friendship."
"Stay in the shadows, asshole," she said, then turned to stalk up the lawn toward the deck.
"Thank you," he said as he headed for the shrubs. "I appreciate our open-minded acceptance of my asshole-ishness."
And he wasn't sure, but he could've sword that he heard Phoebe laugh.
Suzanne Brockmann Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Suzanne Brockmann: Then it's a deal, we're friends."[ ... ]"Can we just make one conditional rule here?
Dear Uncle Bernard -
Your niece Frances - a four-eyed, French-plaited platypus awaiting the evaporation of h baby fat - thanks you very much for the romantic advice. But I've never been one to spend time thinking about why men and women take to each other, or why they don't. I think it can turn a lady neurotic, a term I despise but also am loath to have turned in my direction.
Carlene Bauer Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Carlene Bauer: Dear Uncle Bernard - Your niece Frances - a four-eyed, French-plaited platypus awaiting the evaporation
Falling in love is not a spur of the moment thing. There wasn't love at first sight as I always believed there to be. It crept and overpowered me. Once I was in its power, it was the most amazing feeling in the world.Eveli Acosta Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Eveli Acosta: Falling in love is not a spur of the moment thing. There wasn't love at
It was chivalrous because she was too remote for real companionship, so that there was always a kind of chance in one's offering; perhaps she would not perceive it; perhaps she would kindle rapture by a sudden recognition; her distance made such close moments exquisitely sweet. But alas, no humble friendship however romantic, could give her the sense that we completely shared her thoughts; the nature of them made it hard for anyone to understand; and her sorrow was very lonely. Perhaps one would come into a room unexpectedly and surprise her in tears, and, to one's miserable confusion, she would hide them instantly, and speak ordinary words, as though she did not imagine that one could understand her suffering.Virginia Woolf Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Virginia Woolf: It was chivalrous because she was too remote for real companionship, so that there was
A bagel shop isn't the most romantic spot to tell a girl you like her. But that night romance wasn't the priority. Our time there wasn't intended to be mushy. I didn't propose marriage or say I was madly in love with her, and she didn't swoon.
What I did tell her was that through our friendship I'd grown to respect her.
Joshua Harris Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Joshua Harris: A bagel shop isn't the most romantic spot to tell a girl you like her.
A friendship where you're always trying to be considerate of the other person, always worrying about what they think, always responding to every single text, always seeking their approval and then finally connecting with them, isn't friendship at all.Wataru Watari Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Wataru Watari: A friendship where you're always trying to be considerate of the other person, always worrying
Significantly, romantic friendships can coexist with the fact of partners' marrying because their reason for being is not to replace marriage but to open the possibility of sustained, committed true love existing among friends, and not just same-sex friends. No matter that our chosen relationship commitments change. Those of us who have long-term romantic friendships, some that have lasted longer than any of our marriages or partnerships, do not fear that these commitments will falter if we create primary bonds.Bell Hooks Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Bell Hooks: Significantly, romantic friendships can coexist with the fact of partners' marrying because their reason for
Most men and women born in the fifties or earlier were socialized to believe that marriages and/or committed romantic bonds of any kind should take precedence over all other relationships. Had I been evaluating my relationships from a standpoint that emphasized growth rather than duty and obligation, I would have understood that abuse irreparably undermines bonds. All too often women believe it is a sign of commitment, an expression of love, to endure unkindness or cruelty, to forgive and forget. In actuality, when we love rightly we know that the healthy, loving response to cruelty and abuse is putting ourselves out of harm's way ... Women who would no more tolerate a friendship in which they were emotionally and physically abused stay in romantic relationships where these violations occur regularly. Had they brought to these bonds the same standards they bring to friendship they would not accept victimization.Bell Hooks Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Bell Hooks: Most men and women born in the fifties or earlier were socialized to believe that
But I have one want which I have never yet been able to satisfy; and the absence of the object of which I now feel as a most severe evil. I have no friend, Margaret: when I am glowing with the enthusiasm of success, there will be none to participate my joy; if I am assailed by disappointment, no one will endeavour to sustain me in dejection. I shall commit my thoughts to paper, it is true; but that is a poor medium for the communication of feeling. I desire the company of a man who could sympathise with me; whose eyes would reply to mine. You may deem me romantic, my dear sister, but I bitterly feel the want of a friend. I have no one near me, gentle yet courageous, possessed of a cultivated as well as of a capacious mind, whose tastes are like my own, to approve or amend my plans. How would such a friend repair the faults of your poor brother!Mary Shelley Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Mary Shelley: But I have one want which I have never yet been able to satisfy; and
I know the M-word makes you nervous, but yeah. I'm talking about the big, permanent friendship. A little different from what Joe and Charles had, though. See, I want to be the kind of best friends who make love every night, who share all their darkest secrets and favorite jokes, and maybe even someday make babies together. I know that kind of friendship requires hard work, but you know, I'm pretty good at hard work.

~ Tom Paoletti, "The Unsung Hero
Suzanne Brockmann Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Suzanne Brockmann: I know the M-word makes you nervous, but yeah. I'm talking about the big, permanent
There are a lot of explorations on TV of romantic relationships, and some are good and some are bad. I think there are very few explorations of male friendship that' s not just a wingman type friendship and not just an opportunity for humor, but that really explores two friends and their relationship.David Shore Romantic And Friendship Sayings By David Shore: There are a lot of explorations on TV of romantic relationships, and some are good
All I want is to love you and fill you with happiness.Auliq Ice Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Auliq Ice: All I want is to love you and fill you with happiness.
Then he leaned over, right there in the restaurant parking lot, and kissed me. And it wasn't a friendship kiss, either. It was tender and real, and utterly romantic.Janette Rallison Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Janette Rallison: Then he leaned over, right there in the restaurant parking lot, and kissed me. And
He didn't have many friends, but he valued his friendship with Angel. She was kind and giving and one of the few women who didn't look at him like he was an un-caged tigerKatie Reus Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Katie Reus: He didn't have many friends, but he valued his friendship with Angel. She was kind
It's a truth universally accepted that a single woman without romantic or professional prospects must be in want of a husband." Stella sneered, paraphrasing an ironic Jane Austen quote.
"Come one, Stells." David tried to console her. They sat across from each other in Riley's kitchen, each with a cup of coffee that was quickly going from lukewarm to cold. "You don't honestly believe you don't have prospects."
She just shrugged. "I guess part of me thought it was always going to be me with you. But as I see, fairy tale's over."
David reached a hand between them and held tight to hers. "I'm sorry."
She pulled her hand away, praying she could keep boundaries. "You did everything right. I'm a moronic tool."
"No, you're not. You're an amazing person-"
"Blah blah blah." Stella interrupted. "You don't have to try to sell me on myself. I might be broken, but I know what I am.
Rebekah Martin Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Rebekah Martin: It's a truth universally accepted that a single woman without romantic or professional prospects must
The new ideal of virginity and widowhood opened up a new era of sympathetic collaboration between men and women, and for male-female friendship. By establishing a category of women who were understood to be off-limits with respect to romantic entanglements, writers like Gregory were able to support and even celebrate a feminine version of Christianity without being afraid to seem as if they had fallen under the influence of feminine charms.Kate Cooper Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Kate Cooper: The new ideal of virginity and widowhood opened up a new era of sympathetic collaboration
[A]s people are beginning to see that the sexes form in a certain sense a continuous group, so they are beginning to see that Love and Friendship which have been so often set apart from each other as things distinct are in reality closely related and shade imperceptibly into each other. Women are beginning to demand that Marriage shall mean Friendship as well as Passion; that a comrade-like Equality shall be included in the word Love; and it is recognised that from the one extreme of a 'Platonic' friendship (generally between persons of the same sex) up to the other extreme of passionate love (generally between persons of opposite sex) no hard and fast line can at any point be drawn effectively separating the different kinds of attachment. We know, in fact, of Friendships so romantic in sentiment that they verge into love; we know of Loves so intellectual and spiritual that they hardly dwell in the sphere of Passion.Edward Carpenter Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Edward Carpenter: [A]s people are beginning to see that the sexes form in a certain sense a
Any relationship (friend, romantic or business) that's one sided isn't one; it's a one way street headed in one direction ... nowhere. Cultivation requires input from willing participants.T.F. Hodge Romantic And Friendship Sayings By T.F. Hodge: Any relationship (friend, romantic or business) that's one sided isn't one; it's a one way
This connection had the potential to be too special to ruin it with the hurt of misfired romantic intentions. And while half of me wanted to tear his shirt off with my teeth, I also wanted him to be in my life for the duration. I didn't want him to be the one I avoided because he'd hurt me. If I was just his friend, then I would still be blessed. If it meant swallowing my pride and being his shoulder when he got hurt, or being the one he ranted at when he was angry, I was prepared to do it with dignity.Jessica Thompson Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Jessica Thompson: This connection had the potential to be too special to ruin it with the hurt
The late Curt Cobain captured the attitude of today's culture with the line, "Here we are; now entertain us." I believe that, unfortunately, many Christians have made Cobain's line the refrain of their friendships.
In my opinion, our cultural obsession with entertainment is really just an expression of selfishness. The focus in entertainment is not producing something useful for the benefit of others but consuming something for the pleasure of self. And a friendship based on this self-serving, pleasure-seeking mind-set can easily slip into a similarly self-serving romantic relationship that meets the needs of the moment.
But when we shift our relationship orientation from entertainment to service, our friendships move from a focus on ourselves to a focus on the people we can serve. And here's the punch line: In service we find true friendship. In service we can know our friends in a deeper way than ever before.
Joshua Harris Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Joshua Harris: The late Curt Cobain captured the attitude of today's culture with the line, "Here we
Most hate is more common and more complicated, with as many varieties as there are varieties of love. Just as there is possessive love and needy love; family love and friendship; romantic love and unrequited love; passion and respect, affection and obsession, so hatred has its shadings. There is hate that fears, and hate that merely feels contempt; there is hate that expresses power, and hate that comes from powerlessness; there is revenge, and there is hate that comes from envy. There is hate that was love, and hate that is a curious expression of love. There is hate of the other, and hate of something that reminds us too much of ourselves. There is the oppressor's hate, and the victim's hate. There is hate that burns slowly, and hate that fades. And there is hate that explodes, and hate that never catches fire.Andrew Sullivan Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Andrew Sullivan: Most hate is more common and more complicated, with as many varieties as there are
If ever you have had a romantic, uncalculating friendship, - a boundless worship and belief in some hero of your soul, - if ever you have so loved, that all cold prudence, all selfish worldly considerations have gone down like drift-wood before a river flooded with new rain from heaven, so that you even forgot yourself, and were ready to cast your whole being into the chasm of existence, as an offering before the feet of another, and all for nothing, - if you awoke bitterly betrayed and deceived, still give thanks to God that you have had one glimpse of heaven. The door now shut will open again. Rejoice that the noblest capability of your eternal inheritance has been made known to you; treasure it, as the highest honor of your being, that ever you could so feel, -that so divine a guest ever possessed your soul.Harriet Beecher Stowe Romantic And Friendship Sayings By Harriet Beecher Stowe: If ever you have had a romantic, uncalculating friendship, - a boundless worship and belief