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.

— Ann Landers

The most revealing Ann Landers quotes that will activate your inner potential

In the end, it's not what you do for your children but what you've taught them to do for themselves.

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Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

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If you want your children to listen, try talking softly - to someone else.

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Ann Landers quote Maturity isn't a product of growing olde

Maturity isn't a product of growing older. It's a product of growing wiser.

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Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.

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The naked truth is always better than the best-dressed lie.

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The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

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Ann Landers quote No one ever drowned in their own sweat.

No one ever drowned in their own sweat.

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At age 20, we worry about what others think of us.

At age 40, we don't care what they think of us. At age 60, we discover they haven't been thinking of us at all.

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Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.

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Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head.

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Ann Landers quote Opportunities are usually disguised as h

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

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Wake up and smell the coffee.

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Anyone who believes the competitive spirit in America is dead has never been in a supermarket when the cashier opens another check-out line.

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Warmth, kindness, and friendship are the most yearned for commodities in the world. The person who can provide them will never be lonely.

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About Ann Landers

Quotes 139 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Birthday October 16

Friends with benefits? More than friends? Don't sample the goodies unless you're willing to risk addiction and withdrawal.

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The poor wish to be rich, the rich wish to be happy, the single wish to be married, and the married wish to be dead.

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It's one of the ironies of human nature that the most sensitive people are generally insensitive to the feelings of others.

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I advise keeping four feet on the floor and all hands on deck.

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When a person begins to yell during an argument, it is a tip-off that he is unsure of himself.

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Television has proved that people will look at anything rather than each other.

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No one has the right to destroy another person's belief by demanding empirical evidence.

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Maturity is the ability to live in peace with that which we cannot change.

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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.

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Class is the sure-footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.

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If you marry a man who cheats on his wife, you'll be married to a man who cheats on his wife.

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Rose-colored glasses are never made in bifocals. Nobody wants to read the small print in dreams.

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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.

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Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.

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The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven't thought of yet.

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Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet;

a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.

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No one can take advantage of you without your permission.

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Nobody says you must laugh, but a sense of humor can help you overlook the unattractive, tolerate the unpleasant, cope with the unexpected, and smile through the day.

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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.

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Trouble is the common denominator of living. It is the great equalizer.

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Love is friendship that has caught fire . . .

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When life's problems seem overwhelming, look around and see what other people are coping with. You may consider yourself fortunate.

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Love is friendship that has caught fire.

... Love is content with the present, it hopes for the future, and it doesn't brood over the past. It's the day-in and day-out chronicle of irritations, problems, compromises, small disappointments, big victories and working toward common goals. If you have love in your life it can make up for a great many things you lack. If you don't have it, no matter what else there is, it's not enough.

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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.

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Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.

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If you have a good name, if you are right more often than you are wrong, if your children respect you, if your grandchildren are glad to see you, if your friends can count on you and you can count on them in time of trouble, if you can face your God and say "I have done my best," then you are a success.

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Too many people today know the price of everything and the value of nothing.

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Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.

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Don't indulge in gossip. ... People who throw mudballs always manage to end up getting a little on themselves.

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Maturity is humility. It is being big enough to say, "I was wrong." And, when he/she is right, the mature person need not experience the satisfaction of saying, "I told you so."

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Don't give up. Keep going. there is always a chance that you stumble onto something terrific. I have never heard of anyone stumbling over anything while he was sitting down

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All marriages are happy, it's living together afterward that's tough.

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Maturity is the art of living in peace with that which cannot be changed, the courage to change that which should be changed, no matter what it takes, and the wisdom to know the difference.

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Make somebody happy today, and mind your own business

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Bragging may not bring happiness, but no man having caught a large fish goes home through an alley.

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Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.

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Blessed are they who hold lively conversations with the helplessly mute, for they shall be called dentists.

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