The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers on love
181

A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.

Joyce Brothers on positive
137

Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.

Joyce Brothers on intuition
29

Before your dreams can come true, you have to have those dreams.

Joyce Brothers on dreams
18

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

Joyce Brothers on success
18

Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.

Joyce Brothers on listening
10

Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.

Joyce Brothers on marriage
6

Being taken for granted can be a compliment.

It means that you've become a comfortable, trusted person in another person's life.

Joyce Brothers on trust
5

There is such a thing as bad publicity.

Joyce Brothers on bad
4

Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can -- and surely will at times -- fail. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.

Joyce Brothers on risk
3

If your energy is as boundless as your ambition, total commitment may be a way of life you should seriously consider.

Joyce Brothers on commitment
3

The world at large does not judge us by who we are and what we know; it judges us by what we have.

Joyce Brothers on wealth
2

About Joyce Brothers

Name Joyce Brothers
Quotes 27 quotations
Nationality American
Profession Psychologist
Birthday October 16
About Joyce Brothers, PhD is an American psychologist and advice columnist, publishing a daily syndicated newspaper column since 1960.
Top topics person, love, life, success, trust

If Shakespeare had to go on an author tour to promote Romeo and Juliet, he never would have written Macbeth.

Joyce Brothers on authors
2

The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.

Joyce Brothers on mistakes
2

Credit buying is much like being drunk.

The buzz happens immediately, and it gives you a lift. The hangover comes the day after.

Joyce Brothers on debt
1

For men to be virgins, we think it's negative. We think that there's something wrong with them.

Joyce Brothers on negative
1

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.

Joyce Brothers on love
1

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.

Joyce Brothers on feel
0

No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take the first pill that comes along.

Joyce Brothers on matter
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Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can and surely will at times fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.

Joyce Brothers on accept
0

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.

Joyce Brothers on sailing
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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.

Joyce Brothers on care
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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.

Joyce Brothers on buying
0

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.

Joyce Brothers on wealth
0

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.

Joyce Brothers on actions
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Being taken for granted can be a compliment.

It means that you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life.

Joyce Brothers on comfortable
0

An individual's self-concept is the core of his personality.

It affects every aspect of human behavior: the ability to learn, the capacity to grow and change . . . . A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success in life.

Joyce Brothers on respect
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