The most important aspect of the relationship between the president and the secretary of state is that they both understand who is president.
– Dean Acheson
I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship.
– Ben Affleck
The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.
– Barbara de Angelis
When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.
– Barbara de Angelis
– Robert Anthony
Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual exploitation, a mental or physical barter, to be terminated when one or both parties run out of goods.
– W. H. Auden
Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
I was always in trouble from an early age. I had a fraught relationship with my parents, who were very traditional. Doing plays at school was a joyous release.
– Naveen Andrews
– Joan Baez
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If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons.
– James A. Baldwin
– Dave Barry
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It's a very difficult thing losing a parent, but I think there's an added complication for me, because he was so well-loved and he had this very open charm that made people feel they had a personal relationship with him.
– Kate Beckinsale
– Pearl S. Buck
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You don't have to buy from anyone. You don't have to work at any particular job. You don't have to participate in any given relationship. You can choose.
– Harry Browne
When you make the sacrifice in marriage, you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.
– Joseph Campbell
American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted.
– Bill Clinton
I'd think,'In a relationship, we should never have his kind of fight.' Then, instead of figuring out how to make it work, I looked for a way to get out of it. The truth is, you shouldn't be married if your that kind of person.
– George Clooney
The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple: you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
– Quentin Crisp
I have stepped off the relationship scene to come to terms with myself. I have spent most of my adult life being 'someone's girlfriend', and now I am happy being single.
– Penelope Cruz