Esther "Eppie" Pauline Friedman Lederer and Ruth Crowley were the main writers behind the public image of Ann Landers because of their popular syndicated advice column, "Ann Landers." For about 45 years, the column was a regular feature in many newspapers across North America.
Let this list of 36 quotations by the American journalist Ann Landers lead you to an inspirational day. Recharge yourself with motivational people, life, married sayings, and satisfy your hunger for a better life.
What are the best Ann Landers quotes?
We've made this hand-picked collection of quotes to show you what is Ann Landers truly willing to say and leave for generations. Whether an inspirational quote or a motivational message about giving your best, we can all benefit from the wisdom, captured within these words.
All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest - never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principles of equal partnership.
Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
Bragging is not an attractive trait, but let's be honest.
A man who catches a big fish doesn't go home through an alley.
Class is the sure-footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.
One out of four people in this country is mentally unbalanced.
Think of your three closes friends; if they seem OK, then you're the one.
Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished.
Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised.
You need that guy like a giraffe needs strep throat.
The real question is why are millions of people so unhappy, so bored, so unfulfilled, that they are willing to drink, snort, inject or inhale any substance that might blot out reality and give them a bit of temporary relief.
People who care about each other enjoy doing things for one another.
They don't consider it servitude.
If you marry a man who cheats on his wife, you'll be married to a man who cheats on his wife.
The Lord gave us two ends - one to sit on and the other to think with.
Success depends on which one we use the most.
If you have love in your life, it can make up for a great many things that are missing. If you don't have love in your life, no matter what else there is, it's not enough.
All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest --never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principle of equal partnership.
What the vast majority of American children needs is to stop being pampered, stop being indulged, stop being chauffeured, stop being catered to. In the final analysis it is not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.
I advise keeping four feet on the floor and all hands on deck.
If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice for all humanity, it would he this: Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and when it comes, hold your head high, look it squarely in the eye and say, I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.
Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet;
a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.
Love is friendship that has caught fire.
It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky.
Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.
At every party there are two kinds of people - those who want to go home and those who don't. The trouble is, they are usually married to each other.