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Sometimes you make the right decision, sometimes you make the decision right.
There's a big difference between falling in love and being in love. There's a big difference between infatuation and falling in love.
You have got to decide, look, this is who I am; this is my best way to present myself, and I'm going to ride that horse to the finish line. Not everybody will like it, but that's OK.
We all have a social mask, right? We put it on, we go out, put our best foot forward, our best image. But behind that social mask is a personal truth, what we really, really believe about who we are and what we're capable of.
When you get married, your loyalty, first and foremost, is to your spouse, and to the family that you create together.
You're only lonely if you're not there for you.
We teach people how to treat us.
The Internet is just bringing all kinds of information into the home. There's just a lot of distraction, a lot of competition for the parent's voice to resonate in the children's ears.
My dad used to say, 'You wouldn't worry so much about what people thought about you if you knew how seldom they did.
It's so much easier to tell people what they want to hear instead of what they need to hear.
Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.
You don't need a rope to pinch a stranger's butt.
Take it from a guy: If you're in love with somebody, you will swim the stream, you will climb the mountain, you will slay the dragon. You're going to get to her somehow, some way.
Food is a coping mechanism; people are afraid of giving it up because then they'll feel confused and lost.
If your neighbor has a completely different view on abortion, gay marriage, stem cell research, all of those things, you still are both Americans. Neither one of you is necessarily more patriotic than the other. Neither loves their country any more than the other one does.
Successful weight loss takes programming, not willpower.
Every one of us have things that we believe about ourselves when nobody else is looking, nobody else is listening, nobody else is monitoring what we're doing. We believe things about ourself.
Awareness without action is worthless.
There is nothing wrong with your marriage if you're dealing with bills and kids and the broken garbage disposal and in-laws and work demands. That's a normal marriage.
I mean, if you degrade someone, you isolate them, you control them, you call them names, you demean them. That's a horrible existence for people.
It's great if the in-laws themselves put up boundaries. But if they won't; it's up to their grown kids to do it and enforce them.
I'm embarrassed every time I look a teacher in the eye, because we ask them to do so much for so little.
Relationships are negotiated and if you deal with ultimatums and authority all the time, then you're not going to get anywhere.
At the end of the day, whether or not those people are comfortable with how you're living your life doesn't matter. What matters is whether you're comfortable with it.
A lot of people do have tragic childhoods. But you know what? Get over it.
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