"Every relationship between persons causes a picture of each to take form in the mind of the other, and this picture evidently is in reciprocal relationship with that personal relationship."
"You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete."Georg Simmel on Keith Sweat
"Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul."Georg Simmel on Mahatma Gandhi
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."Georg Simmel on Euripides
"Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods."Georg Simmel on Denis Waitley
"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."Georg Simmel on Epicurus
"In the latter case life rests upon a thousand presuppositions which the individual can never trace back to their origins, and verify but which he must accept upon faith and belief."
"For, to be a stranger is naturally a very positive relation it is a specific form of interaction."
"Every relationship between two individuals or two groups will be characterized by the ratio of secrecy that is involved in it."
"Discretion is nothing other than the sense of justice with respect to the sphere of the intimate contents of life."