28 Total Quotes

Abigail Buren Quotes

A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.
Abigail Buren
#Churches

The less you talk, the more you're listened to.
Abigail Buren
#Listening

People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
Abigail Buren
#Fights And Fighting #Fighting #Pearls of Wisdom #Life #Quote of the Day #Editor's Pick

The best index to a person's character is (a) how he treats people who can't do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can't fight back.
Abigail Buren
#Character

Kissing power is stronger than will power: Girls need to "prove their love" like a moose needs a hat rack.
Abigail Buren
#Girls

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
Abigail Buren
#Children

Maturity is: The ability to stick with a job until it's finished; The ability to do a job without being supervised; The ability to carry money without spending it; and The ability to bear an injustice without wanting to get even
Abigail Buren
#Ability

Loneliness is the ultimate poverty
Abigail Buren
#Loneliness

It is true that I was born in Iowa, but I can't speak for my twin sister.
Abigail Buren
#Sisters #Birthday #Funny

It is a sad commentary of our times when our young must seek advice and counsel from "Dear Abby" instead of going to Mom and Dad
Abigail Buren
#Advice

Never give a golfer an ultimatum unless you're prepared to lose.
Abigail Buren
#Golf

Women who miscalculate are called mothers.
Abigail Buren
#Mothers

There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who walk into a room and say, "There you are" and those who say, "Here I am"
Abigail Buren
#Ego

Fear less; hope more. Eat less; chew more. Talk less; say more. Hate less; love more.
Abigail Buren
#Fear

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.
Abigail Buren
#Learning #Ignorance

In a letter to "Dear Abby" a reader complained that a gay couple was <br/>moving in across the street and wanted to know what he could do to <br/>improve the quality of the neighborhood. <br/>Her suggestion - 'You could move.'
Abigail Buren
#Neighborhood

You are what you are when nobody is looking.
Abigail Buren
#Pearls of Wisdom #Life #Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day