Quotations about relationships: how we are connected to each other.

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Yes and No

When do we say YES and when do we say NO? Making choices can protect our self from unhappiness -- or from happiness! Here are some quotes from writers about…

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Commitment Quotes

The root of "commitment" is about joining with others, engaging, giving your trust, sending with a purpose. To be committed is to be dedicated to a purpose, cause, or action.…

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Communication Quotes

Quotations about communication. People are social beings, and we need communication to live in relationship with each other. The challenge of communication is that we are also diverse individuals with…

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Power Quotes

Power means the ability to do something, to exert strength or force, to direct or influence the behavior of others, or to influence the outcome of events. Sages have expressed a variety of opinions about power and when it is a virtue, when it is a vice, and when it is a neutral tool.

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Friendship Quotes

Friendship is the art and craft of making and keeping friends, of nurturing a mutual relationship with another human being. Friends are comrades in the journey of life, providing support,…

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Individuality and Individualism Quotes

Individuality is what distinguishes or separates one person from other persons. Individualism is reliance on the individual person or self, over social control, whether overt or covert. Paradoxically, individualism can…

Women Quotes

Quotations about women and their place in the world. What men and women think about women: sometimes humorous, sometimes insightful, sometimes outrageous. (And no, I don't agree with all of…

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Community Quotes

Quotations about building, maintaining, and being in community. People are essentially social beings, and so people tend to build communities that share common interests, locations, or goals. Community also carries…

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Love Quotes

Love is a central fact of human life, both a feeling and an action.  Love puts a priority on the well-being of another. Love can include romantic love, the love…

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Belonging Quotes

Belonging is a core human need — belonging to a community, a tradition, a group.  Belonging implies one is a part of something larger than one’s self, and is accepted by others who share that membership in a secure relationship.  The negative side of belonging is that some are excluded from belonging.