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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.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: children  help  child  loving 
     
    I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: risk 
     
    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.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: work 
     
    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
    tags: people 
     
    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
    tags: world 
     
    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
    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
    tags: compliment 
     
    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
    tags: time  hurt  risk  fail 
     
    The greatest happiness is family happiness.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: happiness 
     
    I have found in work that you only get back what you put into it, but it does come back gift-wrapped.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: work 
     
    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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    tags: gone 
     
    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
    Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the crudest words.
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    When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: happiness 
     
    If your energy is as boundless as your ambition, total commitment may be a way of life you should seriously consider
    — Joyce Brothers
    My husband and I have never considered divorce... murder sometimes, but never divorce.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: murder  divorce 
     
    Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: trust  conscious  facts 
     
    Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift... The hangover comes the day after.
    — Joyce Brothers
    If Shakespeare had to go on an author tour to promote Romeo and Juliet, he never would have written Macbeth.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: author 
     
    A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: strong  positive  success 
     
    Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
    — Joyce Brothers
    Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: thinking  mind  success 
     
    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.
    — Joyce Brothers
    The simple but observable fact is that the more you love, the more you are able to love.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: facts 
     
    Whatever a man thinks about sex, you can be sure that he thinks about sex almost constantly.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: men  sex 
     
    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.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: men  work  women  facts  sex 
     
    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.
    — Joyce Brothers
    The only people who don't make mistakes are the people who don't do anything.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: people  mistakes 
     
    They say that money is not everything. I say that when you don't have any, it is everything.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: money 
     
    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.
    — Joyce Brothers
    ... no matter how great the differences are between men and women, the differences among members of the same sex are usually equally great if not greater.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: men  women  sex 
     
    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.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: live  help  balance  butterfly 
     
    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.
    — Joyce Brothers
    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.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: moment  mind 
     
    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.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: men  women  powerful  wise 
     
    Marriages, like careers, need constant nurturing... the secret of having it all is loving it all.
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    I've enjoyed the pleasures of working since I was 12 and earned all my own spending money since I was 14.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: pleasure  money 
     
    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
    tags: people  care  celebrity 
     
    Real intimacy depends on truth - lovingly told - especially in the bedroom.
    — Joyce Brothers
    tags: truth  real  intimacy 
     
    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
    tags: men  women  personal  young  forever 
     
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    joyce brothers
    Birth    : October 20, 1927
    Death  : May 13, 2013
    Occupation  : Psychologist