Quotes by Ann Landers

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.
– Ann Landers
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.
– Ann Landers
Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness -a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster-children into strength and athletic proportion.
– Ann Landers
I advise keeping four feet on the floor and all hands on deck.
– Ann Landers
I was naive, but I certainly was not duplicitous.
– Ann Landers
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 the eye and say, I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.
– Ann Landers
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.
– Ann Landers
If you marry a man who cheats on his wife, you'll be married to a man who cheats on his wife.
– Ann Landers
Know yourself. Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
– Ann Landers
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
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.
– Ann Landers
Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.
– Ann Landers
Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.
– Ann Landers
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.
– Ann Landers
People who care about each other enjoy doing things for one another. They don't consider it servitude.
– Ann Landers
Rose-colored glasses are never made in bifocals. Nobody wants to read the small print in dreams.
– Ann Landers
Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.
– Ann Landers
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.
– Ann Landers
The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven't thought of yet.
– Ann Landers
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do himabsolutely no good.
– Ann Landers