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A relationship, I think, is like a shark, you know? It has to constantly move forward or it dies. And I think what we got on our hands is a dead shark.

Woody Allen (1935-?) American director, actor and comedian.

Today we are faced with the preeminent fact that, if civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships... the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world, at peace.

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) Thirty-second President of the USA.

Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.

Helen Rowland (1875-1950) American journalist and humorist.

Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) German philosopher.

I want to be the white man's brother, not his brother-in-law.

Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) American black leader.


People must be taken as they are, and we should never try make them or ourselves better by quarreling with them.

Edmund Burke (1729-1797) British political writer.

My attachment has neither the blindness of the beginning, nor the microscopic accuracy of the close of such liaisons.

Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.

Human relationships always help us to carry on because they always presuppose further developments, a future --and also because we live as if our only task was precisely to have relationships with other people.

Albert Camus (1913-1960) French novelist, essayist and dramatist.

Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.

Wayne Dyer (1940-?) American psychotherapist, author and lecturer.

In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist.