Human Relationships Quotes

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Osamu Dazai
“For someone like myself in whom the ability to trust others is so cracked and broken that I am wretchedly timid and am forever trying to read the expression on people's faces.”
Osamu Dazai, No Longer Human

Erik Pevernagie
“Let us express our confidence lavishly. In the construction of human relationships, trust can unlock bolted hearts and evaporate groundless suspicions. It has the power to uplift us and detach us from material calculations. Except, if reliance shows nasty shatters, we may put it on hold for a while or, furthermore, deny it. ("'My radio ")”
Erik Pevernagie, Words of Wisdom: Selected and illustrated by his readers

Christopher Lasch
“Our growing dependence on technologies no one seems to understand or control has given rise to feelings of powerlessness and victimization. We find it more and more difficult to achieve a sense of continuity, permanence, or connection with the world around us. Relationships with others are notably fragile; goods are made to be used up and discarded; reality is experienced as an unstable environment of flickering images. Everything conspires to encourage escapist solutions to the psychological problems of dependence, separation, and individuation, and to discourage the moral realism that makes it possible for human beings to come to terms with existential constraints on their power and freedom.”
Christopher Lasch, The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations

Martin Amis
“My theory is - we don't really go that far into other people, even when we think we do. We hardly ever go in and bring them out. We just stand at the jaws of the cave, and strike a match, and quickly as if anybody's there.”
Martin Amis, Money

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“Rafael?”
”Yeah?”
„Do we all have monsters?”
„Yes.”
„Why does God give us so many monsters?”
„You want to know my theory?”
„Sure.”
„I think it’s other people who give us monsters. Maybe God doesn’t have anything to do with it.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Last Night I Sang to the Monster

Graham Greene
“The truth, he thought, has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.”
Graham Greene

Osamu Dazai
“Even now it comes as a shock if by chance I notice in the street a face resembling someone I know however slightly, and I am at once seized by a shivering violent enough to make me dizzy.”
Osamu Dazai, No Longer Human

“Those who are nurtured best, survive best.”
Louis Cozolino, The Neuroscience of Human Relationships: Attachment And the Developing Social Brain

Leo Tolstoy
“Yes, there is something in me hateful, repulsive," thought Ljewin, as he came away from the Schtscherbazkijs', and walked in the direction of his brother's lodgings. "And I don't get on with other people. Pride, they say. No, I have no pride. If I had any pride, I should not have put myself in such a position".”
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Amit Ray
“Compassionate leaders honor the complexity of human relationships, nurture authenticity and create common grounds for blooming great ideas of individuals.”
Amit Ray, Mindfulness Meditation for Corporate Leadership and Management

Laurence J. Peter
“Humility is the embarrassment you feel when you tell people how wonderful you are.”
Laurence J. Peter

Max Frisch
“Cause and effect are never divided between two people.”
Max Frisch, I'm Not Stiller

Dale Carnegie
“the expression one wears on one’s face is far more important than the clothes one wears on one’s back”
Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People

Chuck Palahniuk
“this isn't so much romance as it is opportunity [victor mancini]”
Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

Max Blecher
“Ce qui m’a le plus étonné (absurdement, bien sûr) à Paris, c’est de n’avoir aperçu aucun carrosse avec un malade à l’intérieur. J’ai découvert un jour au coin d’une rue un invalide dans un chariot mécanique et j’ai voulu lui foncer dedans, l’embrasser et le serrer dans mes bras comme si ç’avait été un frère. Mais tu ne sais que trop bien que, dans la vie, précisément les gestes les plus sensés sont interdits.”
Max Blecher, Scarred Hearts

“Disappointments provoke desires and desires provoke disappointments. God uses both of them to build character and teach lessons to us”
Joshy A J

“The terms "Leadership" and "Management" are often used interchangeably. Management is all about bringing results. Leadership is how you achieve those results”
Joshy A J

“Be loyal to none except god, otherwise they will drive you away of god. Be honest to all even to those who hate you, you will bring them nearer to god”
Joshy A J

“Your spiritual well-being is far more important to God than your emotional and physical well-being. He would not hesitate to touch either of them for the betterment of former”
Joshy A J

“God picks a nobody and molds him as somebody and elevates him unto be astonished by everybody”
Joshy A J

“Character-A perfect embodiment of human personality. Your social status, wealth, caste, titles and looks come way beyond that”
Joshy A J

“Even though Christianity and Science doesn't cancel each other, they both act on very different planes. Christianity deals with faith based on spiritual realm while science deals with facts based on natural realm”
Joshy A J

“With all the handhelds and social media available, relationships must have been much stronger than ever before, rather it crumbles and ruins day by day. Ask yourself why”
Joshy A J

“Godly choices narrow down through three tiers of decision making.
1)Right or Wrong
2)Good or Bad
3)Need or Desire”
Joshy A J

“God would often make sure your self-will and circumstances are dead in the wilderness, before he moves on your behalf”
Joshy A J

Hermann Hesse
“Man is only afraid when he is not attuned to himself. They are afraid because they have never made themselves known to themselves”
Herman Hesse, Demian

“Marriage is a bond of compassion, compatability and compromise.”
Mohammed Ali Bapir

“Beloved, I trust you in a way that you do not sell me at any price or for any interest, I trust you in a way that you do not trade the love you have for me for any other love; I wish to trust you so or I shall trust you not, for I know no other way.”
Mohammed Ali Bapir

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