45 Best Relatable Quotes And Sayings

Everyone has a story. Whether it’s a funny anecdote or a sad tale, we can all relate to something. So let these relatable quotes about life and love help you connect with someone else’s story and feel understood.

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But when it came right down to it, the skin of my wrist looked so white and defensless that I couldn't do it. It was as if what I wanted to kill wasn't in that skin or the thin blue pulse that jumped under my thumb, but somewhere else, deeper, more secret, and a whole lot harder to get. Sylvia Plath
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What would you do if you only had one day left in this world? Spend it with the people you love? Travel to the far corners of the earth to see as many wonders as possible? Eat nothing but chocolate? Would you apologize for all your mistakes? Would you stand up to those you'd never had the courage to face? Would you tell your secret crush that you loved him or her? Why is it that we wait till the last minute to do the things we should be doing all along? . Jodi Picoult
I miss you in waves and tonight I’m drowning. You...
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I miss you in waves and tonight I’m drowning. You left me fending for my life and it feels like you’re the only one who can bring me back to the shore alive. Denice Envall
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It was just my reality, to never have a boy be interested in me romantically for more than one random moment. Like a TV show you don't like but you end up watching anyway, because there's nothing else on. Siobhan Vivian
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It was a Wednesday, I think. Yes, a Wednesday, that miserable day sandwiched between the dreadful Monday and Tuesday and the 'all right' Thursday and Friday, which ultimately gave way to what I hoped woud be a glorious weekend. Gauri Jhangiani
I squinted at her. “You’re an adult.” “You’re an adult...
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I squinted at her. “You’re an adult.” “You’re an adult too.” “But you’re an older adult. You’ve had more practice.” Mom leaned back and laughed. Ilona Andrews
But then again, I shouldn't judge. That is, after all,...
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But then again, I shouldn't judge. That is, after all, my pet peeve. Katie Mcgarry
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Feeling like she really was just seven or eight, Claire sat down on the floor, books all around her, and she opened the last one she’d picked up. Even though it was dark, and even though her eyes couldn’t see the words, she knew them. Knew the little prince’s story as well as her own. She closed her eyes. She leaned her head forward against the book. And she sobbed. Jennifer Lynn Barnes
She generally gave herself very good advice (though she very...
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She generally gave herself very good advice (though she very seldom followed it), and sometimes she scolded herself so severely as to bring tears into her eyes; Lewis Carroll
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But I can now understand why people read, why they like to get lost in somebody else's life. Sometimes I'll read a sentence and it will make me sit up, jolt me, because it is something that I have recently felt but never said out loud. I want to reach into the page and tell the characters that I understand them, that they're not alone, that I'm not alone, that it's ok to feel like this. And then the lunch bell rings, the book closes, and I'm plunged back into reality. . Cecelia Ahern
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Who am I when I don't know myself? Unknown
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I'm stuck in between a nightmare and lost dreams Unknown
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I didn’t want to fall in love. Looking at you gave me chills and kissing you made my knees weak. You made flowers grow and fill the space in my lungs which made it impossible for me to breathe. I’m trying to drench the memories and the blood that once pumped through my veins has been replaced with alcohol. My teeth has shattered from all the whiskey bottles and every morning I awake to throw up the poison I swallowed the night before as a hopeless attempt to forget the taste of your lips. I keep hearing the sound of your voice calling out my name as if it’s something I’m not allowed to forget. Denice Envall
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Sticks and stones may break my bones, but your words will always kill me. Denice Envall
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Sometimes you go do the opposite things anyway because in actuality... The whole time you've been wanting to hear the right thing from a person that will stop you. Shailee JN
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But there were worse things than disappointment, and I'd lived through several of them already. R.J. Anderson
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Vulnerability gives us freedom, power and connects us to a network of injured souls. It is through the art of being real that we can heal ourself and others. Shannon L. Alder
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Explore your own innermost thoughts to create content that will evoke deeply relatable emotions and passion in others. Ken Poirot
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Fiction described reality better than non-fiction. Tommy Wallach
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Human experience is not nest and orderly, ready to be coded into predetermined categories. Real life is messy Jennifer Gold