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28 Insightful Quotes By John Gray For A Balanced Life

Famous As: Family therapist, Psychotherapist, Writer
Born On: December 28, 1951
Born In: Houston, Texas, U.S.
Age: 70 Years
John Gray is a celebrated American lecturer, author and relationship counsellor. Prior to embarking on a career as a personal relationship counsellor and author, he was associated with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi for nine years. He became the best-selling author with his book titled, ‘Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus’. This book also became the central theme for his subsequent books. He has also made a number of media appearances which include ‘Larry King Live’ and ‘Oprah’. He has also been outlined in ‘People’, ‘Forbes’ and ‘Newsweek’ Magazine. Gary’s writings, thoughts, books, opinions and viewpoints are often used as quotable quotes and sayings by people from all walks of life. Though his thoughts, books and writings have been criticized for not being too ‘academic’ yet they have been appreciated and applauded by the readers. Read through the quotes and sayings by John Gray that has helped transform millions of lives.
Men are motivated when they feel needed while women are motivated when they feel cherished.

Men are motivated when they feel needed while women are motivated when they feel cherished.

John Gray
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‎" when men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom

John Gray
Because she is afraid of not being supported, she unknowingly pushes away the support she needs.

Because she is afraid of not being supported, she unknowingly pushes away the support she needs.

John Gray
We are unique individuals with unique experiences

We are unique individuals with unique experiences

John Gray
If we are to feel the positive feelings of love, happiness, trust, and gratitude, we periodically also have to feel anger, sadness, fear, and sorrow.

If we are to feel the positive feelings of love, happiness, trust, and gratitude, we periodically also have to feel anger, sadness, fear, and sorrow.

John Gray
If I seek to fulfill my own needs at the expense of my partner, we are sure to experience unhappiness, resentment, and conflict. The secret of forming a successful relationship is for both partners to win.

If I seek to fulfill my own needs at the expense of my partner, we are sure to experience unhappiness, resentment, and conflict. The secret of forming a successful relationship is for both partners to win.

John Gray
Get the love you deserve and gave your partner the love and support he deserves

Get the love you deserve and gave your partner the love and support he deserves

John Gray
When a woman's wave rises she feels she has an abundance of love to give, but when it falls she feels her inner emptiness and needs to be filled up with love.

When a woman's wave rises she feels she has an abundance of love to give, but when it falls she feels her inner emptiness and needs to be filled up with love.

John Gray
We mistakenly assume that if our partners love us they will react and behave in certain ways—the ways we react and behave when we love someone.

We mistakenly assume that if our partners love us they will react and behave in certain ways—the ways we react and behave when we love someone.

John Gray
Men need to remember that women talk about problems to get close and not necessarily to get solutions.

Men need to remember that women talk about problems to get close and not necessarily to get solutions.

John Gray
That love motivates you to cooperate, respect, appreciate, cherish, and admire that person.

That love motivates you to cooperate, respect, appreciate, cherish, and admire that person.

John Gray
When negative feelings are suppressed positive feelings become suppressed as well, and love dies.

When negative feelings are suppressed positive feelings become suppressed as well, and love dies.

John Gray
Life is filled with rhythms-day and night, hot and cold, summer and winter, spring and fall, cloudy and clear. Likewise in a relationship, men and women have their own rhythms and cycles.

Life is filled with rhythms-day and night, hot and cold, summer and winter, spring and fall, cloudy and clear. Likewise in a relationship, men and women have their own rhythms and cycles.

John Gray
I would love you all the day, every night we would kiss and play, if with me you'd fondly stray, over the hills and far away.

I would love you all the day, every night we would kiss and play, if with me you'd fondly stray, over the hills and far away.

John Gray
When man and women are able to respect and accept there differences the love has a chance to blossom

When man and women are able to respect and accept there differences the love has a chance to blossom

John Gray
When she says “I feel like you are not even here,” he says “What do you mean I’m not here? Of course I am here. Don’t you see my body?

When she says “I feel like you are not even here,” he says “What do you mean I’m not here? Of course I am here. Don’t you see my body?

John Gray
Remember, if a man needs to pull away like a rubber band, when he returns he will be back with a lot more love. Then he can listen. This is the best time to initiate conversation.

Remember, if a man needs to pull away like a rubber band, when he returns he will be back with a lot more love. Then he can listen. This is the best time to initiate conversation.

John Gray
Not only do men and women communicate differently but they think, feel, perceive, react, respond, love, need, and appreciate differently.

Not only do men and women communicate differently but they think, feel, perceive, react, respond, love, need, and appreciate differently.

John Gray
Men mistakenly expect women to think, communicate, and react the way men do; women mistakenly expect men to feel, communicate, and respond the way women do.

Men mistakenly expect women to think, communicate, and react the way men do; women mistakenly expect men to feel, communicate, and respond the way women do.

John Gray
Learning from mistakes helps prevent the repetition of negative patterns.

Learning from mistakes helps prevent the repetition of negative patterns.

John Gray
When the student is ready the teacher appears. When the question is asked then the answer is heard. When we are truly ready to receive then what we need will become available.

When the student is ready the teacher appears. When the question is asked then the answer is heard. When we are truly ready to receive then what we need will become available.

John Gray
It is very difficult for a man to differentiate between empathy and sympathy. He hates to be pitied.

It is very difficult for a man to differentiate between empathy and sympathy. He hates to be pitied.

John Gray
Fortunately perfection is not a requirement for creating great relationships.

Fortunately perfection is not a requirement for creating great relationships.

John Gray
A woman should not be judged for needing this reassurance, just as a man should not be judged for needing to withdraw.

A woman should not be judged for needing this reassurance, just as a man should not be judged for needing to withdraw.

John Gray
The fate of the Right in the late modern age is to destroy what remains of the past in a vain attempt to recover it.

The fate of the Right in the late modern age is to destroy what remains of the past in a vain attempt to recover it.

John Gray
After learning , please be realistic.
Give yourself a permission to keep making mistakes.
We must also give ourselves the gift of understanding that we can't remember everything we learned at once

After learning , please be realistic. Give yourself a permission to keep making mistakes. We must also give ourselves the gift of understanding that we can't remember everything we learned at once

John Gray
Love is magical, and it can last, if we remember our differences.

Love is magical, and it can last, if we remember our differences.

John Gray
It is not enough to merely be authentic in sharing yourself; to succeed in dating you need to consider how you will be interpreted as well.

It is not enough to merely be authentic in sharing yourself; to succeed in dating you need to consider how you will be interpreted as well.

John Gray