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71 Inspirational Joyce Brothers Quotes (SUCCESS)

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Feeling gratitude isn't born in us - it's something we are taught, and in turn, we teach our children.Pin
Feeling gratitude isn’t born in us – it’s something we are taught, and in turn, we teach our children.
The world at large does not judge us by who we are and what we know; it judges us by what we have.Pin
The world at large does not judge us by who we are and what we know; it judges us by what we have.
Happiness hides in life’s small details. If you’re not looking, it becomes invisible.Pin
Happiness hides in life’s small details. If you’re not looking, it becomes invisible.
The only people who don't make mistakes are the people who don't do anything.Pin
The only people who don’t make mistakes are the people who don’t do anything.
My husband and I have never considered divorce. Murder sometimes, but never divorce.Pin
My husband and I have never considered divorce. Murder sometimes, but never divorce.
Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.Pin
Trust your hunches. They’re usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.
Music is stored in our long-term memory. When we learn something through music, we tend to remember it longer and believe it more deeply.Pin
Music is stored in our long-term memory. When we learn something through music, we tend to remember it longer and believe it more deeply.
Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.Pin
Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.
If you change nothing, nothing changes.Pin
If you change nothing, nothing changes.
I think we should follow a simple rule if we can take the worst, take the risk.Pin
I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.

11 Thought-Provoking Joyce Brothers Quotes

“Don’t always try to be popular. It isn’t possible for everyone to like you. It’s far more important for you to like yourself. And when you respect yourself, strangely, you get more respect than when you court it from others.”

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Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift. The hangover comes the day after.Pin
Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift. The hangover comes the day after.
There is such a thing as bad publicity.Pin
There is such a thing as bad publicity.
I don't give advice. I can't tell anybody what to do. Instead I say this is what we know about this problem at this time. And here are the consequences of these actions.Pin
I don’t give advice. I can’t tell anybody what to do. Instead I say this is what we know about this problem at this time. And here are the consequences of these actions.
When you forgive, you gain strength and come out a winner.Pin
When you forgive, you gain strength and come out a winner.
Before your dreams can come true, you have to have those dreams.Pin
Before your dreams can come true, you have to have those dreams.
Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life.Pin
Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you’ve become a comfortable, trusted element in another person’s life.
When you look at your life the greatest happiness are family happiness.Pin
When you look at your life the greatest happiness are family happiness.
They say that money is not everything. I say that when you don't have any, it is everything.Pin
They say that money is not everything. I say that when you don’t have any, it is everything.
A person’s self-concept is the core of his personality.Pin
A person’s self-concept is the core of his personality.
If your energy is as boundless as your ambition, total commitment may be a way of life you should seriously consider.Pin
If your energy is as boundless as your ambition, total commitment may be a way of life you should seriously consider.

5 Inspirational Joyce Brothers Quotes That Inspires Success

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.Pin
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.Pin
The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.
Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence.Pin
Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence.
A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.Pin
A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
Those who have easy, cheerful attitudes tend to be happier than those with less pleasant temperaments, regardless of money, making it, or success.Pin
Those who have easy, cheerful attitudes tend to be happier than those with less pleasant temperaments, regardless of money, making it, or success.

7 Wise Joyce Brothers Quotes

“Don’t fool yourself that you are going to have it all. You are not. Psychologically, having it all is not even a valid concept. The marvelous thing about human beings is that we are perpetually reaching for the stars. The more we have, the more we want. And for this reason, we never have it all.”

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A philosopher is a person who doesn't care which side his bread is buttered on; he knows he eats both sides anyway.Pin
A philosopher is a person who doesn’t care which side his bread is buttered on; he knows he eats both sides anyway.
The more we have, the more we want. And for this reason, we never have it all.Pin
The more we have, the more we want. And for this reason, we never have it all.

“Strong families use the word we a lot, but I is never forgotten. Family members know they have the freedom to go off on their own, even if the direction is one that we have never followed before. The family message is, We’re behind you, so you can be you.”

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In each of us there are places we have never gone. Only by pressing the limits do you ever find them.Pin
In each of us there are places we have never gone. Only by pressing the limits do you ever find them.
I don’t believe in luck. We make our own good fortune.Pin
I don’t believe in luck. We make our own good fortune.
I have emerged from the tunnel of grief into the light. Life is better. Not the same, but good and getting better all the time.Pin
I have emerged from the tunnel of grief into the light. Life is better. Not the same, but good and getting better all the time.

12 Joyce Brothers Quotes About Love

Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.”

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The best proof of love is trust.Pin
The best proof of love is trust.
Familiarity, truly cultivated, can breed love.Pin
Familiarity, truly cultivated, can breed love.

“Virginity is such a personal thing. You can’t judge anyone on it. A lot of young women feel they want to save themselves for the man who they think they’ll love forever.”

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When you come right down to it, the secret of having it all is loving it all.Pin
When you come right down to it, the secret of having it all is loving it all.
No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take the first pill that comes along.Pin
No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn’t take the first pill that comes along.

“If a child is given love, he becomes loving. If he’s helped when he needs help, he becomes helpful. And if he has been truly valued at home, he grows up secure enough to look beyond himself to the welfare of others.”

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Love, real love, is not simply a state of bliss. It is an ever-changing state, the result of time and emotional development, of trust and commitment.Pin
Love, real love, is not simply a state of bliss. It is an ever-changing state, the result of time and emotional development, of trust and commitment.
Real intimacy is only possible to the degree that we can be honest about what we are doing and feeling.Pin
Real intimacy is only possible to the degree that we can be honest about what we are doing and feeling.
The cynic finds love with the idealist. The rebel with the conformist. The social butterfly with the bookworm. They help each other balance their lives.Pin
The cynic finds love with the idealist. The rebel with the conformist. The social butterfly with the bookworm. They help each other balance their lives.
When success comes in the door, it seems, love often goes out the window.Pin
When success comes in the door, it seems, love often goes out the window.
The simple but observable fact is that the more you love, the more you are able to love.Pin
The simple but observable fact is that the more you love, the more you are able to love.

11 Joyce Brothers Quotes on Marriage and Relationship

“The topic of trust is an important factor in all matters of the heart – and here’s why. Men lie to women. Women lie to men. And most people agree that some lying is even necessary – to avoid petty squabbles and to grease the wheels of a relationship.”

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Marriage is not just spiritual communion and passionate embraces; marriage is also three meals a day, sharing the workload and remembering to carry out the trash.Pin
Marriage is not just spiritual communion and passionate embraces; marriage is also three meals a day, sharing the workload and remembering to carry out the trash.
Marriages, like careers, need constant nurturing the secret of having it all is loving it all.Pin
Marriages, like careers, need constant nurturing the secret of having it all is loving it all.

“There is a rule in sailing where the more maneuverable ship should give way to the less maneuverable craft. I think this is sometimes a good rule to follow in human relationships as well.”

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Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the crudest words.Pin
Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the crudest words.
Real intimacy depends on truth - lovingly told - especially in the bedroom.Pin
Real intimacy depends on truth – lovingly told – especially in the bedroom.

“The need to connect with one another intimately is what makes and keeps us human. The challenge throughout life is to find the courage to reach out to potential partners when our primary relationship ends and to recharge our tried-and-true unions when their sizzle starts to fizzle.”

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Whatever a man thinks about sex, you can be sure that he thinks about sex almost constantly.Pin
Whatever a man thinks about sex, you can be sure that he thinks about sex almost constantly.
For some reason, we see divorce as a signal of failure, despite the fact that each of us has a right, and an obligation, to rectify any other mistake we make in life.Pin
For some reason, we see divorce as a signal of failure, despite the fact that each of us has a right, and an obligation, to rectify any other mistake we make in life.
The best of all possible marriages is a seesaw in which first one, then the other partner is dominant.Pin
The best of all possible marriages is a seesaw in which first one, then the other partner is dominant.
If we did get a divorce, the only way my husband would find out about it is if they announced it on Wide World of Sports.Pin
If we did get a divorce, the only way my husband would find out about it is if they announced it on Wide World of Sports.

4 Joyce Brothers Quotes About Men

“It is a man’s world at the top, at the bottom, and in between. Men are in the catbird seat as far as income, opportunity, status, and power are concerned. This is the way it always has been and, as far as men are concerned, it is the way it always should be.”

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Men are not conditioned to be less powerful than a woman. It will be the wise woman who realizes this and is sensitive to that issue.Pin
Men are not conditioned to be less powerful than a woman. It will be the wise woman who realizes this and is sensitive to that issue.
For men to be virgins, we think it's negative. We think that there's something wrong with them.Pin
For men to be virgins, we think it’s negative. We think that there’s something wrong with them.
Scientists still know less about what attracts men than they do about what attracts mosquitoes.Pin
Scientists still know less about what attracts men than they do about what attracts mosquitoes.

3 Joyce Brothers Quotes About Work

No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you’d be more productive.Pin
No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you’d be more productive.
I have found in work that you only get back what you put into it, but it does come back gift-wrapped.Pin
I have found in work that you only get back what you put into it, but it does come back gift-wrapped.
There's a very positive relationship between people's ability to accomplish any task and the time they're willing to spend on it.Pin
There’s a very positive relationship between people’s ability to accomplish any task and the time they’re willing to spend on it.

3 Joyce Brothers Quotes For Women

“A woman should never underestimate the power of the child in the man. Sometimes the child seems to be in the driver’s seat at the very moment when all a man’s adult judgment and insight is needed.”

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Women do not dress specifically for men or against other women. They dress for their subconscious.Pin
Women do not dress specifically for men or against other women. They dress for their subconscious.

“Women who are confident of their abilities are more likely to succeed than those who lack confidence, even though the latter may be much more competent and talented and industrious.”

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5 Joyce Brothers Quotes That Will Make You Think

“Never try to negotiate with anyone after he or she has eaten. People are best persuaded on an empty stomach. And forget power breakfasts. There is no convincing anyone of anything before 10 A.M.”

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As a celebrity, you get a certain number of free passes. You're actually in a better position if you're a celebrity because people care.Pin
As a celebrity, you get a certain number of free passes. You’re actually in a better position if you’re a celebrity because people care.
If Shakespeare had to go on an author tour to promote Romeo and Juliet, he never would have written Macbeth.Pin
If Shakespeare had to go on an author tour to promote Romeo and Juliet, he never would have written Macbeth.
I've enjoyed the pleasures of working since I was 12 and earned all my own spending money since I was 14.Pin
I’ve enjoyed the pleasures of working since I was 12 and earned all my own spending money since I was 14.
I watched the Trade Center buildings go down from my balcony, and it was a terrifying moment. I couldn't get my mind around it at all.Pin
I watched the Trade Center buildings go down from my balcony, and it was a terrifying moment. I couldn’t get my mind around it at all.
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