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By Anonym 13 Sep

Helen Fisher

A lot of people have been romantically in love with somebody who they feel wasn't appropriate to marry.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

Women spend their lives trying to look good for men. So a woman who feels she's sending the right visual signals is pleased with herself.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

The Great Depression of the 1930s saw more American unmarried women working from nine to five, mostly in repetitive, boring, subordinate, dead-end jobs. But the number of working women doubled between 1870 and 1940. During World War II it doubled once again.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

When you fight, anger drives up testosterone in both men and women.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Helen Fisher

Any time you choose not to hide your tattoo, you're limiting your social sphere, because they're not popular in big business.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

People live for love. They kill for love. They die for love. They have songs, poems, novels, sculptures, paintings, myths, legends. It's one of the most powerful brain systems on Earth for both great joy and great sorrow.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

You fall in love with somebody who fits within what I call your 'love map,' an unconscious list of traits that you build in childhood as you grow up. And I also think that you gravitate to certain people, actually, with somewhat complementary brain systems.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Office romances are few, short, and not usually destructive.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Helen Fisher

Despite the myth that men are less committed, they are predisposed to desire marriage.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

love is like Someone is camping in your head

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

There are cognitive processes and limbic reactions associated with basic emotions. And you can change brain chemistry, but you're still not going to change memories and experiences in a human being.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Scientists know that women gravitate to men who have a different immune system from theirs.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Neither gender is routinely more jealous - although women are more willing to work to win back a lover, while men tend to flaunt their money and status and are more likely to walk out to protect their self-esteem or save face.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Helen Fisher

Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere; some say the poorest in the world.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

We're not very dangerous animals; we don't have a horn like a rhino or quills like a porcupine.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Helen Fisher

A hundred years ago, if you had a child out of marriage, you'd be a social disgrace. Today women feel comfortable enough economically and culturally to bring up a child without a recognized commitment from a man.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

Women are better at reading body language everywhere in the world. As a matter of fact, it's associated with the female hormone estrogen. Women are better at figuring out of tone of voice, reading your face and posture and gesture.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Helen Fisher

Globalization requires taking a broad contextual and long-term view.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Helen Fisher

Hair that looks like it's been naturally sun-bleached makes you seem youthful, like you spend a lot of time outdoors. And that appeals to most people.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Most of us make up our minds in the first three minutes of meeting someone whether there's a potential for a relationship.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

Young women today do not marry the men they met in high school, or even the one they go out with at college, because they do not need to.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Keep an open heart. We are wired to find love.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

There is more and more data indicating that there is a biological basis to your political views.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

People have often asked me whether what I know about love has spoiled it for me. And I just simply say, 'Hardly.' You can know every single ingredient in a piece of chocolate cake, and then when you sit down and eat that cake, you can still feel that joy.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Men have a psychological need to show off their courage and strength. When he sees you talking to another guy, that instinct kicks in and he jumps to protect you and prove he's worthy of your love.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Men and women are like two feet; they can help each other get ahead.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Nobody gets out of love alive. You turn into a menace or a pest when you've been rejected.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

Today, American women bear an average of 2.2 children that live to adulthood. Across most of Europe, women bear even fewer young.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

Touch is the mother of the senses. Not only are women more sensitive when they touch, but they're also more sensitive to being touched.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Helen Fisher

Men with high baseline levels of testosterone marry less frequently, have more adulterous affairs, commit more spousal abuse, and divorce more often.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Helen Fisher

It certainly would have been adaptive for ancestral man to have a chubby wife during stressful times of famine. Not only would she have had more calories to burn, and thus more energy and endurance, but since fat stores estrogen, she would have remained fertile for longer.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

We still have community, but we don't seem to have local community. Even in a small town where you know your neighbors and your mother's down the street, they're not in arm's length.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

When you're in the throes of this romantic love, it's overwhelming - you're out of control, you're irrational, you're going to the gym at 6 A.M. every day - Why? Because she's there.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Helen Fisher

From my studies of genetics and neuroscience I have come to believe that people fall into four broad personality types - each influenced by a different brain chemical: I call them the Explorer, Builder, Director, and Negotiator.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

When you look at the brain regions associated with picking up data from the body, a huge amount of the brain is devoted to picking up information from the lips and tongue.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Helen Fisher

Games are the way we keep romance alive. They're based in human hardwiring. Playing hard-to-get or leaving a little to the imagination allows the woman to be wooed and appreciated and the man to be challenged and intrigued.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

You can really get poked in the back and not feel it very much, but just a feather around your lips and you really do feel it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Helen Fisher

If two very different people pool their DNA, they'll create more genetic variety, and their young will come to the job of parenting with a wider array of skills.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

[Women] tend to collect more pieces of data when they think, put them into more complex patterns, see more options and outcomes. They tend to be contextual, holistic thinkers.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

I think romantic love evolved to enable you to focus your mating energy on just one individual at a time, thereby conserving mating time and energy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

There's all kinds of reasons that you fall in love with one person rather than another: Timing is important. Proximity is important. Mystery is important. You fall in love with somebody who's somewhat mysterious, in part because mystery elevates dopamine in the brain, probably pushes you over that threshold to fall in love.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

There's a lot of talk about the positive aspects of love. We as a society downplay the danger, the anxiety, and the disappointment. We romanticize romance.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Helen Fisher

Barriers tend to intensify romance. It's called the 'Romeo and Juliet effect.' I call it 'frustration attraction.'

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Like most animals, we're wired to associate height with power.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Overdone lipstick is a deterrent to men. It rubs off easily onto their skin and the edges of their shirts, so it discourages them from kissing, touching, and coming closer to you, which is what they really want to do!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Psychologists maintain that the dizzy feeling of intense romantic love lasts only about 18 months to-at best-three years

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Men tend to be hierarchical, but women are driven to make lateral connections so they can cooperate.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Helen Fisher

We evolved in a tropical climate where the smells of plants and flowers were all around us. We spent a lot of time in the trees with a lot of sunlight and no clothes.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Mothers really were not built to raise babies not only by themselves, but with only a partner. For millions of years, a woman had much more than just her husband to help rear her young... This whole idea of 'it takes a village to raise a child' is exactly how we're supposed to live.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Helen Fisher

Sometimes we fall in love with somebody who will probably never love us, for reasons having nothing to do with us but with their own mindset, their chemistry.