Joyce Brothers Sayings and Quotes

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


There is a rule in sailing where the more maneuverable ship should give way to the less maneuverable craft. I think this is sometimes a good rule to follow in human relationships as well.      

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The best proof of love is trust.     

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If your energy is as boundless as your ambition, total commitment may be a way of life you should seriously consider.     

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For some reason, we see divorce as a signal of failure, despite the fact that each of us has a right, and an obligation, to rectify any other mistake we make in life.     

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

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

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

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

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We control fifty percent of a relationship. We influence one hundred percent of it.     

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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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No matter how lovesick a woman is, she shouldn't take the first pill that comes along!     

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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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Trust your hunches. Hunches are usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.     

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

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