Ann Landers Love Quotes and Sayings
2. 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.
Excerpt from Wikipedia: Ann Landers was a pen name created by Chicago Sun-Times advice columnist Ruth Crowley in 1943 and taken over by Eppie Friedman in 1955. For 56 years, the Ask Ann Landers syndicated advice column was a regular feature in many newspapers across North America. Due to this popularity, ‘Ann Landers’, though fictional, became something of a national institution and cultural icon.
Sayings by Ann Landers
1. 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.
2. Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass.
3. Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
4. Know when to tune out, if you listen to too much advice you may wind up making other peoples mistakes.
5. 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.
6. Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.
7. Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.
8. People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.
9. Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquility of a lovely sunset.
10. The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven’t thought of yet.
11. Too many people today know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
12. 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.
13. One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything before you go to bed.
14. The naked truth is always better than the best dressed lie.
15. Women complain about sex more often than men. Their gripes fall into two major categories: (1) Not enough. (2) Too much.
16. 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.
17. If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice for all humanity it would be this: Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and when it comes, hold you head high, look it squarely in eye and say, ‘I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.’
18. 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.
19. Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head.
20. 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.