The best proof of love is trust.

— Joyce Brothers

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

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

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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.

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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.

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Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence.

They're willing to spend more time accomplishing a task and to persevere in the face of many difficult odds. There's a very positive relationship between people's ability to accomplish any task and the time they're willing to spend on it.

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There's a very positive relationship between people's ability to accomplish any task and the time they're willing to spend on it.

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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.

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When you look at your life the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.

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

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

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My husband and I have never considered divorce... murder sometimes, but never divorce.

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About Joyce Brothers

Quotes 77 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Psychologist
Birthday October 16

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence.

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

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

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Nothing brings families together faster than forgiveness.

That should make it Step No. 1, but most of us find forgiving hard. We associate it with weakness and losing when, actually, the reverse is true. When you forgive, you gain strength and come out a winner. You break free of control by the other person's actions.

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I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.

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Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the crudest words.

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There is such a thing as bad publicity.

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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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Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you've become a comfortable, trusted person in another person's life.

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A person's self-concept is the core of his personality.

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I don't believe in luck. We make our own good fortune.

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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.

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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.

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Men have two basic needs. Neither of them, no matter what they say, is sex. They need love and they need work. And work takes priority over love. If a woman could know only one fact about men and work, it should be that work is the most seductive mistress most men ever have.

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

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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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Some men are self-made, but most are the revised work of a wife and children.

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Hunches are a kind of subterranean logic shorthand.

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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.

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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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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. Dr. Joyce Brothers

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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.

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Credit buying is much like being drunk.

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

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

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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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Sex and love are like tea and milk. They can be mixed or they can be taken straight. Each has certain distinctive characteristics, but when they are combined they form a unique substance.

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Any man who watches more than three consecutive football games on TV in one day can be declared legally dead.

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Scientists still know less about what attracts men than they do about what attracts mosquitoes.

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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.

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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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Happiness hides in life’s small details. If you’re not looking, it becomes invisible.

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Those who have easy, cheerful attitudes tend to be happier than those with less pleasant temperaments, regardless of money, making it, or success.

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