"If you've gone into a marriage and you haven't been clear about how you're going to handle money, how you want to raise kids, who is going to work or stay home or what have you, then you've set yourself up for failure."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Phil McGraw on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Phil McGraw on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Phil McGraw on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Phil McGraw on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Phil McGraw on Steve Jobs
"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."