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28 Insightful Quotes By John Gray For A Balanced Life

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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 from Mars, John Gray

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

- Men Are from Mars, John Gray

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

- Men Are from Mars, John Gray

We are unique individuals with unique experiences

- Men Are from Mars, 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.

- Men Are from Mars, 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.

- Men Are from Mars, John Gray

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

- Men Are from Mars, 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.

- Men Are from Mars, 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.

- Men Are from Mars, John Gray

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

- Men Are from Mars, John Gray

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

- Mars and Venus on a Date: A Guide for Navigating the 5 Stages of Dating to Create a Loving and Lasting Relationship, John Gray

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

- Men Are from Mars, 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.

- 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.

- John Gray

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

- 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.

- Men Are from Mars, 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?

- Men Are from Mars, 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 Are from Mars, John Gray

Fortunately perfection is not a requirement for creating great relationships.

- Men Are from Mars, John Gray

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

- Men Are from Mars, 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.

- False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism, John Gray

Learning from mistakes helps prevent the repetition of negative patterns.

- Mars and Venus on a Date: A Guide for Navigating the 5 Stages of Dating to Create a Loving and Lasting Relationship, 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.

- Men Are from Mars, John Gray

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

- Men Are from Mars, John Gray

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

- Men Are from Mars, 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.

- Mars and Venus on a Date: A Guide for Navigating the 5 Stages of Dating to Create a Loving and Lasting Relationship, John Gray

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

- Men Are from Mars, 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

- John Gray