Helen Gurley Brown Famous Quotes & Sayings

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61 Helen Gurley Brown Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Get up and do it if it needs to be done, even if you hate Get up and do it if it needs to be done, even if you hate it!
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: People's lives change. To keep all your old friends is like keeping all your old People's lives change. To keep all your old friends is like keeping all your old clothes
pretty soon your closet is so jammed and everything so crushed you can't find anything to wear. Help these friends when they need you; bless the years and happy times when you meant a lot to each other, but try not to have the guilts if new people mean more to you now.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: I just had the idea that all the covergirls should be gorgeous, and not just I just had the idea that all the covergirls should be gorgeous, and not just interesting, not beautiful in an offbeat or exotic way, just plain yummy gorgeous.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Good posture is the one most important thing anybody can do now to look better. Good posture is the one most important thing anybody can do now to look better.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Feeling insecure is good for you. It forces you to do something better, drives you Feeling insecure is good for you. It forces you to do something better, drives you to use all your talents.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: You know you can't hope yourself a better life - you must take yourself there. You know you can't hope yourself a better life - you must take yourself there.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: My own philosophy is if you're not having sex, you're finished. It separates the girls My own philosophy is if you're not having sex, you're finished. It separates the girls from the old people.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: There are not that many people who know how to edit. It's a funny tiny There are not that many people who know how to edit. It's a funny tiny little obscure talent but it's very special. You have to have the feeling of popular taste.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Do what's in front of you as well as possible. Keep going until you realize Do what's in front of you as well as possible. Keep going until you realize what you're best at.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Love doesn't drop on you unexpectedly; you have to give off signals, sort of like Love doesn't drop on you unexpectedly; you have to give off signals, sort of like an amateur radio operator.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: The faster you get back to people, the less brilliant you have to be, The faster you get back to people, the less brilliant you have to be,
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Never throw anything good away real wool, pure silk. Put it away and wait for Never throw anything good away
real wool, pure silk. Put it away and wait for it to come back.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: I guess anyone with a beautiful body, man or woman, loves to be looked at, I guess anyone with a beautiful body, man or woman, loves to be looked at, but to admit such a thing is a little rough at times. That's why it's hard to get people to pose.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: You can have your titular recognition. I'll take money and power. You can have your titular recognition. I'll take money and power.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Feed the alligators and you get bigger alligators. Feed the alligators and you get bigger alligators.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: If you're not a sex symbol, you're in trouble. If you're not a sex symbol, you're in trouble.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: The only thing that separates successful people from the ones who aren't is the willingness The only thing that separates successful people from the ones who aren't is the willingness to work very, very hard.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Talkers expand like bread dough. Talkers expand like bread dough.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: I think you keep two sets of books. In one set, you record the truth I think you keep two sets of books. In one set, you record the truth
how well you are really doing. This is the secret set
just for you and loved ones. In the other set are more modest entries and statements, and these are for public consumption!
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: There is no better way to get to know someone than to have an affair There is no better way to get to know someone than to have an affair ... it can save years of lunches.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: I care. I care a lot. I think of Cosmopolitan all day, and I run I care. I care a lot. I think of Cosmopolitan all day, and I run scared. So it's a combination of fright, caring and anxiety.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: The prerequisite for making love is to like someone enormously. The prerequisite for making love is to like someone enormously.
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Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Nearly every glamorous, wealthy, successful career woman you might envy now started out as some Nearly every glamorous, wealthy, successful career woman you might envy now started out as some kind of schlep.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: I've just been so lucky. I don't know if you're really able to take advantage I've just been so lucky. I don't know if you're really able to take advantage of your full potential until you're older. There are a few people who are incredibly gifted and make it when they are very young, but I didn't. With women it takes longer. You just keep working and when you finally get it, it feels very, very nice.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: A man likes to sleep with a brainy girl. She's a challenge. If he makes A man likes to sleep with a brainy girl. She's a challenge. If he makes good with her, he figures he must be good himself.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Some bosses are so greedy (for themselves only) they forget underlings are not thirteenth-century peasants Some bosses are so greedy (for themselves only) they forget underlings are not thirteenth-century peasants who can be satisfied with a glass of mead and three festivals a year.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: I guess I'm a survivor. There are many of us survivors and any successful woman I guess I'm a survivor. There are many of us survivors and any successful woman of my age has somewhat of that in her.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Money,if it does not bring you happiness,it will atleast help you be miserable in comfort Money,if it does not bring you happiness,it will atleast help you be miserable in comfort
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: If I had to choose between sex and food, I would choose food, but I'd If I had to choose between sex and food, I would choose food, but I'd choose sex over nearly everything else.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Every morning when I'm thrashing around on the floor doing my solid hour of heavy Every morning when I'm thrashing around on the floor doing my solid hour of heavy exercises I'm not really doing that for anyone but myself. It makes me feel good.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: One of the paramount reasons for staying attractive is so you can have somebody to One of the paramount reasons for staying attractive is so you can have somebody to go to bed with.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Good girls go to heaven and bad girls go everywhere Good girls go to heaven and bad girls go everywhere
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: My father died when I was 10; my sister got polio a couple of years My father died when I was 10; my sister got polio a couple of years later and was paralyzed. So there I was - my sister in a wheel chair, my father gone, and my mother a quiet little mouse. You see, it was the '30s in the South, so my mother was not prepared to cope. So I was scared to death. And being that scared, everything afterward became a struggle not to go down the drain. Struggling became a way of life for me.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money. After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Work with the raw material you have, namely you, and never let up. Work with the raw material you have, namely you, and never let up.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Don't use men to get what you want in life. Get it yourself. Don't use men to get what you want in life. Get it yourself.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Now it's somewhat easier for a woman to be a film producer or something like Now it's somewhat easier for a woman to be a film producer or something like that if she wants, though it's not that easy. But to be any kind of successful woman took a lot of doing in the '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s ... in the '70s it's getting simpler.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: If you're a little mouseburger, come with me. I was a mouseburger and I will If you're a little mouseburger, come with me. I was a mouseburger and I will help you. You're so much more wonderful than you think. Cosmopolitan is shot full of this stuff although outsiders don't realize it. It is, in its way, an inspiration magazine.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: We are told to value ourselves without feedback, but if nobody is making a pass We are told to value ourselves without feedback, but if nobody is making a pass at you or trying to take you to Bermuda, how are you supposed to feel? Confident?
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Never fail to know that if you are doing all the talking, you are boring Never fail to know that if you are doing all the talking, you are boring somebody.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork - reading, writing, thinking - can. Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork - reading, writing, thinking - can.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: I think a single woman's biggest problem is coping with the people who are trying I think a single woman's biggest problem is coping with the people who are trying to marry her off!
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: If you do the best you can, no matter how bad the situation, you probably If you do the best you can, no matter how bad the situation, you probably are going to come out okay.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: You want to write a book for so many reasons ... The main reason ... You want to write a book for so many reasons ... The main reason ... is because it will make you well-known and beloved and popular and successful and famous and respected. You also write ... to make money, but that motivation is not first on the list.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Never expect anybody - except possibly your analyst - to be as thrilled about your Never expect anybody - except possibly your analyst - to be as thrilled about your sex life as you are.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Don't do small stuff early in your energy cycle or you'll blow your 'golden hours,' Don't do small stuff early in your energy cycle or you'll blow your 'golden hours,' but occasionally you have to do the 'possible' to develop the momentum for the killer task.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: It's unrealistic to think you can only have one good product. People are not that It's unrealistic to think you can only have one good product. People are not that poor. They can buy what they want.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Trying to describe a good marriage is like trying to describe your adrenal glands. You Trying to describe a good marriage is like trying to describe your adrenal glands. You know they're in there functioning but you don't really understand how they work.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Laugh a little when the joke's on you Laugh a little when the joke's on you
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Sometimes I wonder if I'm doing everyone a disservice by perpetuating the idea that beautiful Sometimes I wonder if I'm doing everyone a disservice by perpetuating the idea that beautiful is better than plain, because having done everything just about that you can do, sparing no expense, and not effort, to become better looking, I know that only so much can be done.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: You name it, we're out there with the latest and the best cutting edge. You name it, we're out there with the latest and the best cutting edge.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: The only reason a man doesn't call is that he doesn't want to. The only reason a man doesn't call is that he doesn't want to.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Two warm bodies and one cold bottle of champagne will produce something more wonderful than Two warm bodies and one cold bottle of champagne will produce something more wonderful than would happen without the champagne.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere. Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: When you meet a man, don't you always idly wonder what he'd be like in When you meet a man, don't you always idly wonder what he'd be like in bed? I do.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: People never get tired of looking at beautiful pictures of gorgeous girls. People never get tired of looking at beautiful pictures of gorgeous girls.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: I think I'm a fairly average person, I think I have only a medium IQ. I think I'm a fairly average person, I think I have only a medium IQ. I didn't go to college, obviously.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: If you're not a sex object, you're in trouble. If you're not a sex object, you're in trouble.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Charm is the next best asset after looks and brains - and can almost make Charm is the next best asset after looks and brains - and can almost make up for looks.
Helen Gurley Brown Sayings: Sex is one of the three best things out there, and I don't even know Sex is one of the three best things out there, and I don't even know what the other two are.