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    People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    tags: people  fire  fight 
     
    Women who miscalculate are called mothers.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    tags: women  mother 
     
    If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    The lack of faith is not doubt. It is certainty.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    tags: doubt  faith 
     
    Never advise anyone to go to war or to get married.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    tags: war 
     
    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
    tags: help  water 
     
    Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age. Nothing does - except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    tags: age  true  wisdom 
     
    O, heavenly Father: we thank thee for food and remember the hungry. We thank thee for health and remember the sick. We thank thee for friends and remember the friendless. We thank thee for freedom and remember the enslaved. May these remembrances stir us to service, That thy gifts to us may be used for others. Amen.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    tags: church  sinner 
     
    A bad habit never disappears miraculously, it's an undo-it-yourself project.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    tags: bad 
     
    Love is what enables us to bridge the gap of disappointment when others don't live up to the expectations we have of them.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    Loneliness is the ultimate poverty.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    You are what you are when nobody is looking.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    tags: character  people  fight 
     
    If you want a place in the sun, you have got to put up with a few blisters.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    Fighting fire with fire only gets you ashes!
    — Abigail Van Buren
    tags: fire  fighting 
     
    Fear less, hope more. Eat less, chew more. Talk less, say more. Hate less, love more...
    — Abigail Van Buren
    tags: fear  hate  hope 
     
    Cruel words erode the self-esteem like the ocean eats away the shore.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    tags: ocean 
     
    Maturity is the ability to do a job whether you're supervised or not; finish a job once it's started; carry money without spending it; and the ability to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    tags: job  maturity  money 
     
    If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.
    — Abigail Van Buren
    tags: children  time  child  money 
     
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