Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old bad relationships quotes, bad relationships sayings, and bad relationships proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

List Of Motivational Bad Relationships Quotes and Sayings


A relationship without trust is like a car without gas, you can stay in it all you want, but it won’t go anywhere.


Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.

Wayne Dyer

No partner in a love relationship… should feel that he has to give up an essential part of himself to make it viable.

May Sarton 

If you’re giving love and not receiving it, you’re not in the right relationship. If you’re receiving it and not giving it then you are taking advantage of the other person.

Patti Stanger

Maybe the most that you can expect from a relationship that goes bad is to come out of it with a few good songs.

Marianne Faithfull

The hottest love has the coldest end.


Problems in relationships occur because each person is concentrating on what is missing in the other person.

Wayne Dyer

Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, and don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 

It is far better to be alone than to be in bad company.

George Washington

Suspicion and jealousy are the death knell of any relationship.

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Best Inspirational Bad Relationships Quotes and Sayings


The one who loves the least controls the relationship.

Robert Anthony

How can I let you be a priority in my life when I’m still an option in your life?

Hussein Nishah

Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the cruelest words.

Dr. Joyce Brothers


I am getting nowhere with you and I can’t let you go and I can’t get through.

Ani DiFranco 

All the lies and pain you put me through, I know now that your love was never true.

Francine Chair 

A bad relationship is like standing on broken glass, if you stay you will keep hurting? If you walk away, you will hurt but eventually, you will heal.

Autumn Kohler

When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself.

Deepak Chopra

Assumptions are the termites of relationships.

Henry Winkler 

The wrong person isn’t breaking their back to make you happy. So, stop breaking your back for them.

Sonya Parker

Famous Humorous Bad Relationships Quotes and Proverbs


A bad relationship will make you feel more alone than when you were single.


Why is it that the right people never wind up together? Why are people so afraid to leave a relationship, even if they know it’s a bad one?

Stephanie Perkins

Don’t allow someone not worth it to have the power to occupy your thoughts. If they don’t find you worth the effort or the time, why should you waste yours?

Donna Lynn Hope

I wish I knew how to quit you!

Jack Twist

I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.

Groucho Marx

A deadness occurs in relationships when people are no longer willing to tell each other how they really feel.

Shakti Gawain

Any relationship primarily built on physical attractiveness is predestined to be short-lived.

Zig Ziglar

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

Edmund Burke

While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, another is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.

Henry C. Link

Relationships are like crystals, you don’t realize how much you love it until it breaks.

Walter Winchell

Relationships are supposed to make you feel good. Relationships are not supposed to make you feel bad.

Laura Bowers