Religion, like water, may be free, but when they pipe it to you, you’ve got to help pay for piping. And the Piper!

Abigail Van Buren

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.

Abigail Van Buren

The less you talk, the more you’re listened to.

Abigail Van Buren

People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.

Abigail Van Buren

Never give a golfer an ultimatum unless you’re prepared to lose.

Abigail Van Buren

Loneliness is the ultimate poverty.

Abigail Van Buren

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 Van Buren

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

Abigail Van Buren

If you want a place in the sun, you’ve got to put up with a few blisters.

Abigail Van Buren

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we’d all be millionaires.

Abigail Van Buren

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

Abigail Van Buren

It is true that I was born in Iowa, but I can’t speak for my twin sister.

Abigail Van Buren

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 Van Buren

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