"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."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Phil McGraw on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Phil McGraw on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Phil McGraw on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Phil McGraw on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Phil McGraw on Dalai Lama
"You're only lonely if you're not there for you."
"It's better to be healthy alone than sick with someone else."
"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."
"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."