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“Infidelity — cheating — is the easiest, stupidest, dumbest thing you can do.”
“Charity always feels better to the donor than to the recipient.”
“Superstition is just fantasy with attitude; it's a way of erroneously trying to control events.”
“The American notion of family is perhaps the most romanticized, deep-rooted, and misery-producing fantasy of the last hundred years.”
“A dedication to perfection means that we are doomed always to be just a heartbeat way — from exposure. Perfection is unchanging; lives are ongoing.”
“Getting enough of what you want without depriving anyone else is the ultimate act of selfishness and sanity.”
“Sex is ... scratching an itch Everything else is something we project on a very simple act. It's the psychology, not the biology, that's complicated.”
“The thing about sex is not that you're naked physically, but if you do it right, that you're naked emotionally.”
“[On love on the rebound:] Remember, lives under construction are unstable and therefore dangerous foundations on which to build a new structure.”
Joy Browne, U.S. radio psychologist, writer, film critic