Ann Landers Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Ann Landers quotes, Ann Landers sayings, and Ann Landers proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


If you know someone who tries to drown their sorrows, you might tell them sorrows know how to swim.      

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It is far better to be alone than to wish you were.

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

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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.     

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

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

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The true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.     

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

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Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.

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People who care about each other enjoy doing things for one another. They don't consider it servitude.     

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

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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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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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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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Make somebody happy today. Mind your own business.

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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.

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

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Women complain about sex more often than men. Their gripes fall into two major categories: (1) Not enough (2) Too much.     

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

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People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.

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

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

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

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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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