Henry Cloud Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old henry cloud quotes, henry cloud sayings, and henry cloud proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Dating is about finding out who you are and who others are. If you show up in a masquerade outfit, neither is going to happen.     

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Dating is a give and take. If you only see it as "taking," you are not getting it.     

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People tend to look at dating sort of like a safari - like they're trying to land the trophy.     

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Leaders set a very clear path every day, in a thousand different ways, of what the people must attend to, inhibit, and keep it current in front of them.     

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Couples often live out years of falsehood trying to protect and save a relationship, all the while destroying any chance of real relationship.     

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Every human being must have boundaries in order to have successful relationships or a successful performance in life.     

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Boundaries need to be communicated first verbally and then with actions.     

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Boundaries are basically about providing structure, and structure is essential in building anything that thrives.     

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Dating is about finding out who you are and who others are. If you show up in a masquerade outfit, neither is going to happen.     

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Dating is a give and take. If you only see it as taking, you are not getting it.     

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The extent to which two people in a relationship can bring up and resolve issues is a critical marker of the soundness of a relationship.     

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We all make mistakes, but the people who thrive from their mistakes are the successful ones.     

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Diligence is not easy, but we can't reach our goals without it.     

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In a very real way, ownership is the essence of leadership. When you are ridiculously in charge, then you own whatever happens in a company, school, et cetera.     

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People with a style of denial and blaming are definitely on the list of unsafe people to avoid.     

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When you encourage someone, it literally changes their brain chemistry to be able to perform sends fuel to the brain.     

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Spouses in healthy relationships cherish each other's space and are champions of each other's causes.     

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When truth presents itself, the wise person sees the light, takes it in, and makes adjustments. The fool tries to adjust the truth so he does not have to adjust to it.     

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Couples often live out years of falsehood trying to protect and save a relationship, all the while destroying any chance of real relationship.     

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The natural response to evaluation is to feel judged. We have to mature to a place where we respond to it with gratitude, and love feedback.      

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The natural response to evaluation is to feel judged. We have to mature to a place where we respond to it with gratitude, and love feedback.     

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Consequences give us the pain that motivates us to change.     

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We change our behavior when the pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of changing. Consequences give us the pain that motivates us to change.     

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