Quotations on Relationships
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For this reason, the expansion of relations with all countries is on the agenda of the Islamic Republic of Iran. I mean balanced relationships, based on mutual respect and observation of each other's rights.
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Keywords: Countries, Rights, Observation, Reason, Relationships, Respect)
Using the device of an imaginary world allows me in some strange way to go to the central issues - it's one of many ways to express feelings about real people, about real human relationships.
- Lloyd Alexander
(Keywords: People, Feelings, Relationships, World)
I have a tendency to go through my life at full speed and as a one-man band, and so I don't generally stop and take in other people enough to develop many relationships. I'm starting to regret that a bit. I want to change it.
- Gillian Anderson
(Keywords: Change, Life, People, Regret, Relationships, Want)
There is not enough celebration of companionship. Relationships aren't just about eroticism and sexuality.
- Francesca Annis
(Keywords: Companionship, Relationships, Sexuality)
I love working with a stylist but I also love having personal relationships with designers. A stylist is great for pulling together an entire outfit, accessories included, and for shaking me out of my comfort zone.
- Elizabeth Banks
(Keywords: Love, Comfort, Relationships, Zone)
It became very clear to the director that it would be foolish not to use our friendship. I had tried to talk to him about it because all the relationships in the film are so, not negative, but antagonistic. There's not a lot of love going around.
- Jennifer Beals
(Keywords: Love, Friendship, Negative, Film, Relationships, Talk)
Twilight is about getting older and relationships - not about a murder mystery. It's about love when you reach a certain age; nothing is in primary colors.
- Robert Benton
(Keywords: Love, Age, Colors, Murder, Mystery, Nothing, Relationships, Twilight)
The right of an individual to conduct intimate relationships in the intimacy of his or her own home seems to me to be the heart of the Constitution's protection of privacy.
- Harry A. Blackmun
(Keywords: Home, Heart, Constitution, Intimacy, Privacy, Protection, Relationships, Right)
You know, I think I still have a sense that no matter what you do, no matter what you achieve, no matter how much success you have, no matter how much money you have, relationships are important.
- Ed Bradley
(Keywords: Money, Success, Relationships, Sense)
It's very difficult to judge relationships from the outside. You never know what happens in intimate moments with two people to know why they really support and love each other.
- Eric Braeden
(Keywords: Love, People, Moments, Relationships, Support)
I think Pedro understands the universe, the same vision I have, about relationships anyhow.
- Sonia Braga
(Keywords: Vision, Relationships, Universe)
There are quite a few honest songwriters out there writing about relationships and their own personality traits. But for some reason, once they step out of the bedroom, their honesty doesn't seem to come with them.
- Billy Bragg
(Keywords: Honesty, Personality, Reason, Relationships, Writing)
This radical transformation of world power relationships reflects primarily in the case of both the USA and the USSR the growth of the productive forces.
- Earl Browder
(Keywords: Power, Growth, Radical, Relationships, World)
The secret of all effective originality in advertising is not the creation of new and tricky words and pictures, but one of putting familiar words and pictures into new relationships.
- Leo Burnett
(Keywords: Advertising, Creation, Originality, Relationships, Words)
The secret of all effective advertising is not the creation of new and tricky words and pictures, but one of putting familiar words and pictures into new relationships.
- Leo Burnett
(Keywords: Advertising, Creation, Relationships, Words)
I play a guy who believes he's a king. He's the most common man in the world; in fact his family, like his suits, are just make-up. It's about dysfunctional people and dysfunctional relationships.
- James Caan
(Keywords: Family, People, Fact, Man, Play, Relationships, World)
Creative people don't behave very well generally. If you're looking for examples of good relationships in show business, you're gonna be depressed real fast. I don't have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She's my first priority.
- Jim Carrey
(Keywords: Time, Work, Business, Daughter, People, First, Now, Relationships, Right)
Most of my relationships were people in the business. Having said that, me and Tim don't really talk that much about work. He comes into my bit of the house every so often to vent but we don't really have very high, cultured conversations.
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Keywords: Business, Work, People, Relationships, Talk)
In matters large and small, many people seemed concerned about churlishness, an ugliness in our relationships that appears to be increasing rather than decreasing.
- Nick Clooney
(Keywords: People, Relationships, Ugliness)
I've seen the people who talk about their love lives in print invariably have doomed relationships with the person they're talking about.
- John Cusack
(Keywords: Love, People, Relationships, Talk, Talking)
Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
(Keywords: Possessions, Relationships, Treasure)
Of course, all writers draw upon their personal experiences in describing day-to-day life and human relationships, but I tend to keep my own experiences largely separate from my stories.
- Jeffery Deaver
(Keywords: Life, Day, Relationships, Writers)
In suspense novels even subplots about relationships have to have conflict.
- Jeffery Deaver
(Keywords: Conflict, Relationships, Suspense)
The result of long-term relationships is better and better quality, and lower and lower costs.
- W. Edwards Deming
(Keywords: Quality, Relationships, Result)
Women are capable of doing so many things these days, physically, emotionally, within relationships and career. There are so many things that women have evolved into and I feel really proud about where women are right now.
- Cameron Diaz
(Keywords: Women, Career, Now, Relationships, Right)
In the twentieth century one of the most personal relationships to have developed is that of the person and the state. It's become a fact of life that governments have become very intimate with people, most always to their detriment.
- E. L. Doctorow
(Keywords: Life, People, Fact, Relationships, State)
Since 1970, relationships can be more volatile, jobs more ephemeral, geographical mobility more intensified, stability of marriage weaker.
- Mary Douglas
(Keywords: Marriage, Jobs, Relationships, Stability)
But I will agree that I think that things happen with people in relationships, that you might have been able to enjoy Morocco, say, if you weren't getting out of a bad marriage. You know what I mean?
- Robert Downey, Jr.
(Keywords: Marriage, People, Relationships, Will)
Black people should have recognition for themselves and their backgrounds and their relationships with other people in the world and thus lose some of their alienation. This museum has certainly stood for that in this town.
- Katherine Dunham
(Keywords: People, Alienation, Relationships, World)
Hence my obstinate emphasis on stylistic continuity from work to work rather than specific sibling relationships between the individual work and other members of its stylistic 'family' in the world outside.
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Keywords: Work, Relationships, World)
I spent a lot of time not in school, so I didn't have deep relationships with kids my own age.
- Jodie Foster
(Keywords: Age, Time, Deep, Kids, Relationships, School)
That is the great distinction between the sexes. Men see objects, women see the relationships between objects.
- John Fowles
(Keywords: Men, Women, Relationships, Sexes)
I'll miss the relationships I have built with these actors. I'll miss the devotion we have to this work. Over this length of time, the tendency is to think it will never end.
- Dennis Franz
(Keywords: Time, Work, Actors, Devotion, End, Relationships, Will)
Over 120 Aboriginal communities run their own health services - some have been doing so for 30 years. They struggle with difficult medical problems. They also try to deal with counselling, stolen generations issues, family relationships, violence, suicide prevention.
- Malcolm Fraser
(Keywords: Family, Health, Medical, Generations, Prevention, Problems, Relationships, Struggle, Suicide, Violence, Years)
It's about these people who are inextricably together for whatever reasons, and they happen to be in the spy world. It's about relationships, and the bottom line is, that's why you care.
- Victor Garber
(Keywords: People, Care, Relationships, World)
Everybody wants blockbusters. I like to see a few pictures now and then that have to do with people and have relationships, and that's what I want to do films about. I don't want to see these sci-fi movies, and I don't want to do one of those. I don't understand it.
- James Garner
(Keywords: Movies, People, Now, Relationships, Want)
A lot of what I've been learning in the last two years is due to therapy - about my sexuality, why things go wrong, why relationships haven't worked. It isn't anything to do with anybody else; it's to do with me.
- Boy George
(Keywords: Learning, Relationships, Sexuality, Therapy, Wrong, Years)
I like the variety. But basically my choice of films is a small intimate film. Quiet film, no action, just people in relationships. That's what I like the most.
- Jerry Goldsmith
(Keywords: People, Action, Choice, Film, Quiet, Relationships, Variety)
If your emotional abilities aren't in hand, if you don't have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can't have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.
- Daniel Goleman
(Keywords: Emotions, Empathy, Relationships, Self)
But once you are in that field, emotional intelligence emerges as a much stronger predictor of who will be most successful, because it is how we handle ourselves in our relationships that determines how well we do once we are in a given job.
- Daniel Goleman
(Keywords: Intelligence, Successful, Job, Relationships, Will)
And the relationships that happen become so intense, deep, involved and complex and really hard to say goodbye to. The hardest part of the show is saying goodbye when it's all done. It really breaks you.
- Genevieve Gorder
(Keywords: Deep, Goodbye, Relationships, Saying)
Call it holistic or holographic thinking, it's been quite effective imagining the world's problems are all right in front of you on a smaller scale with your band. You deal with those relationships, and that's where real major change begins.
- Stone Gossard
(Keywords: Change, Problems, Relationships, Right, Thinking, World)
Actors are not all there when it comes to things like relationships. The thing about us is we still greatly enjoy each other. If it weren't for her support it would be hard for me to do what I am doing now.
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar
(Keywords: Actors, Now, Relationships, Support)
In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
- Graham Greene
(Keywords: Kindness, Lies, Relationships, Worth)
Today, many people are engaging in same sex relationships and saying they are not gay.
- Pam Grier
(Keywords: Sex, People, Gay, Relationships, Saying, Today)
Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships.
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
(Keywords: Intelligence, Imagination, Love, Danger, Kindness, Relationships, Will)
Of all the important relationships that Australia has with other countries, none has been more greatly transformed over the last 10 years than our relationship with China.
- John Howard
(Keywords: Countries, Relationships, Years)
History can predict nothing except that great changes in human relationships will never come about in the form in which they have been anticipated.
- Johan Huizinga
(Keywords: History, Nothing, Relationships, Will)
So when I write characters and situations and relationships, I try to sort of utilize what I know about the world, limited as it is, and what I hear from my friends and see with my relatives.
- Charlie Kaufman
(Keywords: Friends, Relationships, Relatives, World)
One of the things we want to do is find ways, first, to impress these parents how important it is to have children in a situation where they can respond to them and, second, to bring intergenerational relationships into play.
- C. Everett Koop
(Keywords: Children, First, Parents, Play, Relationships, Want)