"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."
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."Phil McGraw on Buddha
"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone."Phil McGraw on Billy Graham
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."Phil McGraw on Henry Ward Beecher
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."Phil McGraw on Sigmund Freud
"Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride."Phil McGraw on Ron Taffel
"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."