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.
I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the 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.
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 person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.
Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life.
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.
The greatest happiness is family happiness.
I have found in work that you only get back what you put into it, but it does come back gift-wrapped.
In each of us there are places we have never gone. Only by pressing the limits do you ever find them.
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.
Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the crudest words.
When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.
If your energy is as boundless as your ambition, total commitment may be a way of life you should seriously consider
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.
Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift... The hangover comes the day after.
If Shakespeare had to go on an author tour to promote Romeo and Juliet, he never would have written Macbeth.
A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a 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.
The simple but observable fact is that the more you love, the more you are able to love.
Whatever a man thinks about sex, you can be sure that he thinks about sex almost constantly.
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.
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.
The only people who don't make mistakes are the people who don't do anything.
They say that money is not everything. I say that when you don't have any, it is everything.
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.
... 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Marriages, like careers, need constant nurturing... the secret of having it all is loving it all.
I've enjoyed the pleasures of working since I was 12 and earned all my own spending money since I was 14.
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.
Real intimacy depends on truth - lovingly told - especially in the bedroom.
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.