150+ Inspiring Quotes About Commitment In A Relationship

Sending heart-touching relationship commitment quotes to your partner may help add a fresh flavor of love, trust, and fidelity to your relationship. It may also help re-establish a strong bond of care, trust, and love.

If you have any misgivings about your relationship, it is best to discuss the reasons causing the doubt. People truly in love respect and care about the feelings of their partner. Therefore, they ensure they are loyal and sincere in their relationship.

Read this article for some warm relationship commitment quotes. Also, send them to your partner and make their day!

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Relationships Commitment Quotes

Stay loyal in love and see the connection between you and your partner become stronger than ever.

  1. “Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose and commit me to what is best for me.” ―Paulo Coelho
  1. “Commitment is an act, not a word.” ―Jean-Paul Sartre
  1. “Commitment turns a promise into reality with words that speak boldly of your intentions and actions that speak louder than words.” —Steve Brunkhorst
  1. “The only people that can ruin a relationship or make that relationship work are the two people in it.” ―Rob Liano>
  1. “The bigger your commitment, the greater your influence.” ―Teresa deGrosbois
  1. “Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.” — Albert Einstein
  1. “Set the standard! Stop expecting others to show you love, acceptance, commitment, and respect when you don’t even show that to yourself.” ―Steve Maraboli
  1. “A solid commitment splices two lives together and holds through the storms.” ―Margot Datz
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  1. “At times it seems as if arranging to have no commitment of any kind to anyone would be a special freedom. But infact the whole idea works in reverse. The most deadly commitment of all is to be committed only to one’s self. Some come to realize this after they are in the nursing home.” ― John D. MacDonald
  1. “But I couldn’t. Was nowhere near ready for a committed relationship, and it wouldn’t be fair. I needed time — to become the right man for a woman like you.” —Marci Shimoff
  1. “To have a caring and committed heart toward someone—a heart so firm in its devotion as to sooner stop beating than neglect the object of its desire despite the person’s state of health, appearance, reputation, finances, troubles, or challenges — that, dear world, is love. It is a rare find.” —Richelle E. Goodrich
  1. “If you make the unconditional commitment to reach your most important goals, if the strength of your decision is sufficient, you will find the way and the power to achieve your goals.” —Robert Conklin
  1. “The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when it is not without doubt but in spite of doubt.” —Rollo May
  1. “We believe that marriage, by its very definition, can exist only between a man and a woman. Moreover, study after study – not to mention common sense – show that children fare better in life when raised in a home with a loving father and mother in a stable, committed relationship.” —Salvatore J. Cordileone
  2. “I won’t have a traditional marriage; I don’t find the value in that anymore. But I am such a hopeless romantic, and I really want love, and I want a committed relationship, so I am going to reinvent marriage for myself.” —Halle Berry
  3. “The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” —Vince Lombardi
  4. “Often, we find ourselves in a trap of commitment, wondering if your partner can be faithful to you completely. Most people will not commit to this kind of relationship. But if you have found your Soul mate, this will not be a challenge for you. It all depends on the actions of yourself and your partner.” ― Kevin Dellinger
  5. “Marriage is a commitment, a decision to do, all through life, that which will express your love for one’s spouse.” ― Herman H. Kieval
  6. “In a time when nothing is more certain than change, the commitment of two people to one another has become difficult and rare. Yet, by its scarcity, the beauty and value of this exchange have only been enhanced.” ― Robert Sexton
  7. “Marriage succeeds only as lifetime commitment with no escape clauses.” ― Dr. James Dobson
  8. “Commitment is a big word that requires both guts and diligence, and change is never easy.” ― Henry Good
  9. “Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.” ― Tony Robbins
  10. “Men… be the man of your home. Love your family and protect your wives… so at the end of the day… it won’t matter if you live in a cardboard box… the love between you will always be enough.” ― Erica Stone
  11. “You make me believe in happiness… if I had my way, if anything were up to me, I’d never be without you. You are my purpose.” ― Courtney Kirchoff
  12. “The truest form of love is how you behave toward someone, not how you feel about them.” ― Steve Hall
  13. “Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort, even the difficult may become easy.” ― Bill Blackman
  14. “Love is total surrender, total acceptance, and total commitment.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita
  15. “Commitment and credibility go hand in hand.” ― Zbigniew Brzezinski
  16. “A successful marriage requires a commitment to teamwork.” ― Gad Saad
  17. “A relationship requires a lot of work and commitment.” ― Greta Scacchi
  18. “The biggest commitment you must keep is your commitment to yourself.” ― Neale Donald Walsch
  19. “Once you commit and decide that there is no turning back, you’ll find the strength.” ― Marta Mrotek
  20. “Trust brings a higher level of communication and a higher level of commitment and accountability.” ― Bruce Arians
  21. “Some people want everything to be perfect before they’re willing to commit… But commitment always precedes achievement.” ― John C. Maxwell
  22. “If you have a hard time with commitment, simply begin by deciding that you are going to follow through and do what you say you are going to do.” ― Steve Williams

Love Commitment Quotes

Love blossoms like flowers in the valley, so take care of your partner like an adorable flower. These quotes on love and commitment will make you value your relationship.

  1. “Love, above all things, is a commitment to your choice.” ―Rob Liano
  2. “Love is not the maximum emotion. Love is maximum commitment.” —Sinclair B. Ferguson
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  1. “There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either in or out. There’s no such thing as a life in between.” ―Pat Riley
  2. “Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.” ―Peter F. Drucker
  3. “We have to recognize that there cannot be relationships unless there is commitment, unless there is loyalty, unless there is love, patience, persistence.” ―Cornel West
  4. “Love is a vessel that contains both security and adventure, and commitment offers one of the great luxuries of life: time. Marriage is not the end ofromance, it is the beginning.” — Esther Perel
  5. “But to be fully known and truly loved is, well, a lot like being loved by God.” —Timothy Keller
  6. “Without commitment, you cannot have depth in anything, whether it’s a relationship, a business or a hobby.” —Neil Strauss
  7. “To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect.” ―Criss Jami
  8. “To fall in love and to commit yourself to love means you should make your loved one the one thing you cherish the most.” ―Kou Yoneda
  9. Falling in love was simple; one had only to yield. Digesting another person, however, and sustaining love, was bloody work, and not a soft job.”―Hanif Kureishi
  10. “Love is not really a mystery. It is a process like anything else. A process that requires trust, effort, focus and commitment by two willing partners” ―Elizabeth Bourgeret
  11. “Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” ―Paul J Meyer
  12. “If you can’t value a commitment made by someone else, your own commitments lose their value too.” ―Ram Mohan
  13. “If we commit ourselves to one person for life, this is not, as many people think, a rejection of freedom; rather, it demands the courage to move into all the risks of freedom, and the risk of love which is permanent; into that love which is not possession but participation.” ―Madeleine L’Engle
  14. “Love grows and wanes, but honor, duty, and commitment, those things are constant and stable. They define who you are.” ―Richelle E. Goodrich


Honor, duty, and commitment define who you are
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  1. “If you promise to love, trust, respect, support and stand by someone no matter what, do not just speak those words when times are good. Live those words when challenges arise. The stronger the love and commitment, the more unbreakable the bond. United hearts will never be easily divided.” ―Carlos Wallace
  2. “Anyone can dabble, but once you’ve made that commitment, your blood has that particular thing in it, and it’s very hard for people to stop you.” ―Bill Cosby
  3. “Every one of us, as human beings, even in a committed relationship, has moments and thoughts and actions that, whether or not they share them with their loved one, tell you, as much as anything, about them as people and their relationship.” —Jeff Pinkner
  4. “Desire is the key to motivation, but its determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal, a commitment to excellence that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” —Mario Andretti
  5. “With a powerful desire, with a strong determination, and with a commitment to yourself, you can find ways to achieve your goals and overcome challenges.” ― Catherine Pulsifer
  6. “Many times, we commit to things because we are worried about hurting someone’s feelings, don’t want to be left out, or have some feeling of guilt or obligation.” ― Michelle Stewart
  7. “Whether you are working toward a healthier diet, a more active lifestyle, better relationships, reducing stress, becoming a happier person ― any success starts with a commitment to yourself to move forward and make it happen. ” ― Eileen Rose Giadone
  8. “The essence of love is a total commitment to the good of the other, but it also embodies graciousness and humility.” ― Michael Hill
  9. “Raising a family and particularly young children, is a lifetime commitment and no easy feat. From the moment of birth, parents are tasked with the job of shaping their children’s life, teaching important lessons and providing them with strong morals and values.” ― S. J. Baker
  10. “Those who are faithful know only the pleasures of love: it is the faithless who know love’s tragedies.” ― Oscar Wilde
  11. “Leave me if you must, but be faithful to me if you are with me.” ― Elizabeth Edwards
  12. “If your man were the faithful type, you wouldn’t have to worry about other women. Realize that it’s his job to be faithful to you.” ― Sonya Parker
  13. “Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.” ― Confucius
  14. “In the end, there doesn’t have to be anyone who understands you. There just has to be someone who wants to.” ― Robert Breault
  15. “You deserve someone who is utterly obsessed with you.” ― Ella December
  16. “Real men stay faithful. They don’t have time to look for other women because they’re too busy looking for new ways to love their own.” ― John F. Kennedy
  17. “Love is precious. Being faithful shows the weight of love.” ― Kartika Atmadja
  18. “The best thing about love is the trust, the best thing about trust is honesty and the best thing about honesty is faithfulness.” ― Anurag Prakash Ray
  19. “No girl deserves to be with a guy that doesn’t respect her enough to be faithful.” ― Kalvin Valentine
  20. “Cheating is easy, try something hard like…Being faithful.” ― Daniel Engelbrecht
  21. “Having multiple partners doesn’t make you a man or woman! Being honest, loyal, faithful, and devoted to ONLY ONE does!!!” ― Raylisha Van Staden
  22. “Be faithful in any relationship! Faithfulness is the key to great inner peace, joy, happiness, and sweetness in life. When one is not faithful, the relationship becomes cold, bitter, and painful.” ― Prem Tihan Shafiq
  23. “It is important to set proper boundaries in your outside relationships for the purpose of protecting your primary relationship from emotional promiscuity. We often think of infidelity as a physical act when the truth is, it started as a breach of emotional monogamy.” ― Jordan Blake Michiels

Commitment Quotes For Her

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  1. “There’s always a way — if you’re committed.” —Tony Robbins
  2. “You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.” —Sammy Davis
  3. “Commitment is what transforms a promise into a reality.” —Abraham Lincoln
  4. “It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow.” —Ralph Ellison
  5. “Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness.” ―William Hutchison Murray
  6. “To increase your effectiveness, make your emotions subordinate to your commitments.” ―Brian Koslow
  7. “There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.” —Kenneth Blanchard
  8. “Commitment is another name for a relationship, not compromise.” —Santosh Kalwar
  9. “Commitment means that it is possible for a man to yield the nerve center of his consent to a purpose or cause, a movement or an ideal, which may be more important to him than whether he lives or dies.” —Howard Thurman
  10. “Distance isn’t a big factor in a relationship. Communication is. But most of all, commitment is the biggest.” ― Anonymous
  11. “Intimacy without commitment, like icing without cake, can be sweet, but it ends up making us sick.” —Joshua Harris
  12. “Will it all work out? Of course not! Not even close. But with commitment, we know we gave it everything we could.”― Anonymous
  13. “Seems to me that there is a fine line between insanity and dedication … I call that line commitment.” ―Jeremy Aldana
  14. “Each day brings a fresh opportunity for you to set the standard of how dedicated and committed you are to your needs, wants, goals, and relationships.” —Steve Maraboli
  15. “To commit to loving a person for five minutes is easy. To commit to loving a person for the rest of your life, after you have met them, is a strong commitment. But when you commit to loving a person before you meet them and for the rest of your life, you have made the strongest commitment one can make to a relationship.” ―Tom Houck
  16. “When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.” ―Walt Disney
  17. “All too often, women believe it is a sign of commitment, an expression of love, to endure unkindness or cruelty, to forgive and forget. In actuality, when we love rightly, we know that the healthy, loving response to cruelty and abuse is putting ourselves out of harm’s way.” ― Bell Hooks
  18. “True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice.” —Sadhu Vaswani
  19. “I have a family. I’m married. I’m very, very happy. I wanted to make a movie for my wife and a movie that speaks to what it is to be in a long term, very, very committed relationship because at the heart that’s really what it is.” —Robert Schwentke
  20. “We should remain true to our course; which may mean committing yourselves to things that people around you would normally disapprove of.” —Olehile Fischer Thataone
  21. “So how do you get up earlier, then? Well, it starts with a decision, followed by a target time and commitment to your plan.” ― Timo Kinder
  22. “Another great way to ensure you stay committed to the cause is to offer yourself rewards every time you feel that you have achieved a milestone.” ―Annabelle Higgins
  23. “If she’s willing to go to hell for the relationship, she’s a keeper.” ― Jamaree Nelson
  24. “Real men don’t cheat on their girlfriends.” ― Rach Purdue
  25. “A man is basically as faithful as his options.” ― Chris Rock
  26. “In love, fidelity signifies this extended victory: the randomness of an encounter defeated day after day through the invention of what will endure.” — Alain Badiou
  27. “An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren’t.” ― Sacha Guitry
  28. “A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.” ― Walter Scott
  29. “No matter how many times I’ve been done wrong, I’ll continue to be faithful, honest, and loving. Sooner or later someone will appreciate it.” ― Ritu Ghatourey
  30. “Faithfulness and loyalty is not an option in a relationship; it’s a priority if it must work.” ― Anne Nwakama
  31. “A jealous girlfriend is a faithful girlfriend; you should worry if she doesn’t care.” ― Anurag Prakash Ray
  32. “If you truly love someone, being faithful is easy.” ― Carson Kolhoff
  33. “You cannot buy loyalty; you cannot buy the devotion of hearts, minds, and souls. You have to earn these things.” ― Clarence Francis
  34. “Women’s loyalty has to be earned with trust and affection rather than barbaric rituals. The time has come to leave the old ways of suffering behind.” ― Waris Dirie
  35. “Loyal companions are an unequaled grace, stanching fear before it bleeds you numb, a reliable antidote for creeping despair.” ― Dean Koontz
  36. “Love grows from stable relationships, shared experience, loyalty, devotion, trust.” ― Richard Wright
  37. “When you get married, your loyalty, first and foremost, is to your spouse, and to the family that you create together.” ― Phil Mcgraw
  38. “Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise.” ― Hannah Arendt
  39. “So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty.” ― Haniel Long
  40. “Unless you can find some sort of loyalty, you cannot find unity and peace in your active living.” ― Josiah Royce
  41. “I’m very loyal in relationships. Even when I go out with my mom I don’t look at other moms.” ― Garry Shandling

Commitment Quotes For Him

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He’s your best friend, a friendly guardian, an eternal soulmate, and someone with whom you’ve formed a strong attachment. Express your love and affection with commitment quotes for him and make him completely yours.

  1. “The level of success you achieve will be in direct proportion to the depth of your commitment.” ―Roy T. Bennett
  2. “When confronted with a challenge, the committed heart will search for a solution. The undecided heart searches for an escape.” —Andy Andrews
  3. “Honor your commitments with integrity.” ―Les Brown
  4. “There’s a higher form of happiness in commitment. I’m counting on it.” —Claire Forlani
  5. “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” ―Les Brown
  6. “In order to be happy, you must first decide to be happy. You must make a commitment to happiness.” —Richard Carlson
  7. “Don’t take no for an answer, determine your target, show your commitment, do what it takes to achieve your goal.” ―Tony Clark
  8. “Real love has little to do with falling. It’s a climb up the rocky face of a mountain, hard work, and most people are too selfish or too scared to bother. Very few reach the critical point in their relationship that summons the attention of the light and the dark, that place where they will make a commitment to love no matter what obstacles ― or temptations ― appear in their path.”―Stacey Jay
  9. “Loving is giving, and being loved is receiving. Loving should not depend on being loved, but to all intents and purposes, your commitment in a relationship is grossly expressed by how much of yourself you share with your partner.” ―Olaotan Fawehinmi
  10. “Without involvement, there is no commitment. Mark it down, asterisk it, circle it, underline it.” —Stephen Covey
  11. “I think when men hear that women want a commitment, they think it means commitment to a romantic relationship, but that’s not it. It’s a commitment to not floating around anywhere. I want a guy who is entrenched in his own life.” ― Mindy Kaling
  12. “When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment.” ―Warren Farrell
  13. “It still takes a serious commitment and honest effort for your goals to come to fruition.” ―Alex Altman
  14. “You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers.” —Les Brown
  15. “A successful lie cannot be brought into this world and capriciously abandoned; like any committed relationship, it must be maintained, and with far more devotion than the truth, which carries on being carelessly true without any help.” —Lionel Shriver
  16. “Marriage was designed by God to be a lifetime commitment, not a temporary one.” —Tania Martinez-Beasley
  17. “If you’re in a committed relationship, then you don’t want to pursue anything.” —Andrew W.K.
  18. “The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other.” ― Mario Puzo
  19. “I love you without question, without calculation, without reason good or bad, faithfully, with all my heart and soul, and every faculty.” — Juliette Drouet
  20. “There is no love without hope, no hope without love, and neither hope nor love without faith.” — Saint Augustine
  21. “Don’t pursue a heart that you’re not ready to be loyal to.” — Trent Shelton
  22. “Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.” — Erich Fromm
  23. “He who promises to love forever or hate forever or be forever faithful to someone is promising something that is not in his power.” — Friedrich Nietzsche
  24. “We may like to know the relevance of loyalty in an ever-shifting world and comprehend the essence of “commitment” in a rapidly altering relationship. In a frame of the “easy come, easy go syndrome,” many interpretations are brought to mind, like “It was all a misunderstanding” or “I liked what the other did, but at this moment, I must recognize he didn’t do what I really do like.” (“Was it all worthwhile?”)” ― Erik Pevernagie
  25. “I knew that most people would consider us too young to talk about lifelong commitments or marriage, but I couldn’t imagine taking her to bed without that promise. Even if it meant never being with her, I didn’t want to have one desperate, hurried, hidden night. I wanted to put a ring on her finger. I wanted a future—or nothing. I knew, in her heart, that she would want that, too.” ― Beth Fantaskey
  26. “If you want a man who’s committed, go look in a mental hospital.” ― Alexandra Potter
  27. “All that remains is to forge the commitment. Regardless of how right everything feels, words never last.” — Doug Cooper
  28. “I’m so happy to be in a committed relationship.” — Adam Lambert
  29. “Inward spiritual practices such as meditation, breathing techniques, and self-analysis generate insights and enhance abilities, but none are so useful as learning to live harmoniously in a committed relationship, being a skillful parent, or juggling the demands of daily life.” — Dan Millman
  30. “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than they once were.” ― Anthony Kennedy
  31. “I don’t see the point in marriage: if you make a commitment, you make a commitment. Fidelity is important to me; it’s about honoring that commitment.” ― Greg Wise
  32. “I think fidelity is absolutely important, especially in the acting industry, which is littered with broken relationships because people are away filming for months.” ― Raza Jaffrey
  33. “When I talk about the importance of the institution of marriage, I think of the commitment and the significance of standing in front of those closest to you and promising fidelity to your partner ’til death do you part.’” ― Mark Udall
  34. “If someone talks about union, fidelity, a monogamous relationship, love, blessing, I would say it sounds like marriage to me. And blessing, you see, I think is undermining our sacrament of marriage.” ― George Carey
  35. “I think fidelity is important. I don’t see any point in being together if you’re not being honest, having fun together, and respecting one another. Why would you stay in a relationship otherwise?” ― Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
  36. “Fidelity is the single most important element in solidly enduring marriages.” — Frank Pittman

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why is commitment important in a relationship?

Commitment is vital in a relationship to have a sense of understanding, security, and control. It is like a promise to be with one another through the ups and downs of life.

2. Can a relationship work without commitment?

A relationship without commitment may work out for some people who believe in open relationships or casual dating. However, such people should be honest and clear about their intentions from the beginning of their relationship.

3. What causes a lack of commitment in a relationship?

A person may not be sure whether they want to take the relationship further. The phobia of commitment in a relationship may also stem from a fear of rejection, fear of being hurt, being with the wrong person, or other anxieties related to the responsibilities of a relationship.

The foundation of a strong relationship is based on mutual respect, trust, and love. However, without these fundamental pillars, commitment may become difficult. If you or your partner are facing commitment issues in your relationship, dig deep to understand its causes and root issues. We hope these thoughtful relationship commitment quotes have inspired you to express more love and respect for your partner. They will also help you realize the importance of commitment and how beautiful your relationship could be if you accept each other unconditionally.

Infographic: Beautiful Quotes On Relationship Commitment

A solid commitment to each other allows relationships to continue through good and terrible times. Sharing inspirational commitment quotes can help to emphasize its value and motivate both partners to cooperate. Check out the infographic below for motivational quotations about commitment to a relationship that you can share with your partner.

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