Quote category: Relationships


Most real relationships are involuntary.

Relationships

Iris Murdoch Permalink to Iris Murdoch quote

Only in relationship can you know yourself, not in abstraction and certainly not in isolation.
The movement of behavior is the sure guide to yourself.
It's the mirror of your consciousness: this mirror will reveal its content, the images, the attachments, the fears, the loneliness, the joys and sorrow.
Poverty lies in running away from this, either in its sublimations or its identities.

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J. Krishnamurti Permalink to J. Krishnamurti quote

A relationship is not meant to be the joining at the hip of two emotional invalids.
The purpose of a relationship is not for two incomplete people to become one, but rather for two complete people to join together for the greater glory of God.

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Marianne Williamson Permalink to Marianne Williamson quote

The people we are in relationship with are always a mirror, reflecting our own beliefs, and simultaneously we are mirrors reflecting their beliefs.
So relationship is one of the most powerful tools for growth.
If we look honestly at our relationships we can see so much about how we have created them.

Relationships

Shakti Gawain Permalink to Shakti Gawain quote

A partner will bring up all your patterns.
Do not avoid relationships: they are the best seminar in town.
The truth is that your partner is your guru.

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Sondra Ray Permalink to Sondra Ray quote