Abigail Van Buren Quotes

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You are what you are when nobody is looking.
— Abigail Van Buren

character

If you want your children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
— Abigail Van Buren

advisory parenting

The less you talk, the more you're listened to.
— Abigail Van Buren

communication

If you want a place in the sun, you've got to put up with a few blisters.
— Abigail Van Buren

hard work problems

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires.
— Abigail Van Buren

experience

While forbidden fruit is said to taste sweeter, it usually spoils faster.
— Abigail Van Buren

morals

People who fight with fire usually end up in ashes.
— Abigail Van Buren

violence

A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.

church religion

A bad habit never disappears miraculously; it's an undo-it-yourself project.
— Abigail Van Buren

funny habit

It's true, some wine improves with age.  But only if the grapes were good in the first place.
— Abigail Van Buren

age

Religion, like water, may be free, but when they pipe it to you, you've got to help pay for the piping.  And the piper!
— Abigail Van Buren

religion