Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Joyce Brothers

American Psychologist, Advice Columnist, Television Personality and Syndicated Newspaper Columnist

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

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

"Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery. Trust your hunches. They’re usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level."

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

"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."

"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."

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

"The best proof of love is trust."

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

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

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

"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."

"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."

"When you look back at your life,the greatest happinesses are family happinesses!"