Life Advice
Quotes, Sayings and Thoughts

Being considerate of others will take you and your children further in life than any college or professional degree.

- Marian Wright Edelman


The trick to life, I can say now in my advanced age, is to stop trying to make it so important.

- Loretta Young


You live. No use asking whether life will bring you pleasure or unhappiness, whether it will prove a blessing or a curse. Who could answer these questions? You live, you breathe.

- George Sand


As one goes through life one learns that if you don't paddle your own canoe, you don't move.

- Katharine Hepburn


There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.

- Logan Pearsall Smith

Be nice to people on the way up, because you'll meet them on your way down.

- Wilson Mizner

When you talk to the half-wise, twaddle; when you talk to the ignorant, brag; when you talk to the sagacious, look very humble and ask their opinion.It is difficult yo say who do you the worst mischief, enemies with the worst intentions or friends with the best.

- Edawrd Bulwer-Lytton

Always behave like a duck - keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath.

- Lord Barbizon


Obscurity and competence - that is the life that is best worth living.

- Mark Twain

Always expect the worst, and when it comes, make the best of it.

My pappy told me never to bet my bladder against a brewery or get into an argument with people who buy ink by the barrel.

- Lane Kirkland


Never contend with a man who has nothing to loose.

- Baltasar Gracian