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A collection of Joyce Brothers quotes and sayings on success, love, trust, relationship, yourself, facts, man, woman etc.

42 Must Know Joyce Brothers Quotes

Quick Facts

Famous As: American psychologist

Born On: October 20, 1927

Died On: May 13, 2013

Born In: New York City, New York, U.S.

Died At Age: 85

Joyce Diane Brothers was an American television celebrity, columnist and psychologist who became a household name while winning the top prize on the hit American game show ‘The $64,000 Question’. Tagged as the “face of American psychology” by the Washington post, she actively unfurled psychological advice with the help of mediums such as TV shows and columns. This self-proclaimed inventor of media psychology went on to publish several books such as ‘What Every Woman Should Know About Men’ and ‘Widowed’. Apart from her own ‘The Dr. Joyce Brothers Show’, she also appeared in movies such as ‘The King of Comedy’, ‘Animal Behavior and Age Isn't Everything’. For almost four decades she penned down monthly columns for the Good Housekeeping magazines. "Dr. Laura" Schlessinger and "Dr. Phil" McGraw have credited their television success to this “mother of television psychology”. She emphasized on the importance of acceptance of both success and failure equally. We have compiled Joyce Brothers quotes from her shows, books, columns and life. These quotes from Brothers radiated positivity, importance of communication and loving oneself. Let us go through these excerpts from Joyce Brothers.

My husband and I have never considered divorce... murder sometimes, but never divorce.

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

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The best proof of love is trust.

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Feeling gratitude isn't born in us - it's something we are taught, and in turn, we teach our children.

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

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Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.

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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.

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Marriages, like careers, need constant nurturing... the secret of having it all is loving it all.

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Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.

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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.

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Real intimacy depends on truth - lovingly told - especially in the bedroom.

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Never try to negotiate with anyone after he or she has eaten. People are best persuaded on an empty stomach. And forget power breakfasts. There is no convincing anyone of anything before 10 A.M.

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Being taken for granted can be a compliment. It means that you've become a comfortable, trusted element in another person's life.

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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.

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No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take the first pill that comes along.

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

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Real intimacy is only possible to the degree that we can be honest about what we are doing and feeling.

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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.

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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. Dr. Joyce Brothers

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The best proof of love is trust

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

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

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Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift... The hangover comes the day after.

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I have found in work that you only get back what you put into it, but it does come back gift-wrapped.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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If Shakespeare had to go on an author tour to promote Romeo and Juliet, he never would have written Macbeth.

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

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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.

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

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There is such a thing as bad publicity.

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I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.

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For men to be virgins, we think it's negative. We think that there's something wrong with them.

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When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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The secret of having it all is loving it all.

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