"Eighty percent of all choices are based on fear. Most people don't choose what they want they choose what they think is safe."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Phil McGraw on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Phil McGraw on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Phil McGraw on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Phil McGraw on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Phil McGraw on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"You're only lonely if you're not there for you."
"It's better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else."
"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."
"My dad used to say, 'You wouldn't worry so much about what people thought about you if you knew how seldom they did."
"I don't care how pumped up or psyched you are to start a new diet or a new program - that emotion will fade."