"Tough times never last, but tough people do!"
"'Red sky at night, sailors' delight. Red sky in morning, sailors take warning.' Maybe true, maybe not."
"Spaghetti is not first date food."
"Nothing good happens after 2 a.m."
"Don't talk with your mouth full."
"My dad has given me more advice than I could ever hope to remember, but one thing he's been telling me my whole life is, 'be a warrior, not a worrier.'"
"I like it when my dad offers parenting advice; he does it with no pressure, just for if and when the time comes. Recently, he told me of having new babies: 'After going out a few times, we would try not to talk about babies, but have real discussions. It was successful. You have to find time for yourselves while still giving time to children.'"
"I was 28, mother of three girls and married, took him by my school, he said, 'Mija, you have no business in junior college, you are in a rut,' well 31 years later I am taking his advice. I will finally finish!"
"Dad always said, 'Work hard but make sure it's something you love to do' and 'Stop saying 'like.'"
"My Dad reminded me quite often that I don't have to tell everything I know."
"My dad told me that the best thing you can do is to just find a job you love."
"My granddad always tells me to have 'patience, patience, patience!' and 'Hard work always pays off.' Truer words have never been spoken."
"My dad told me that the most important influences in life are the people you meet, the books you read, and the goals you set and achieve. He also told me that guys are like cars; they depreciate."
"'When you get bucked off, get back on the horse, no matter what.' (I've used this advice for literal and figurative horses for over 20 years.)"
"Anytime I'm worked up about something silly my dad says 'Life is a marathon, not a race.' It always helps."
"My Daddy always told me to never give up!"
"My dad told me the best way to get a guy's attention is to pretend like you're not that interested. Also: the secret to life is to find a job where you can have fun."
"'She's so precious! If only I knew about this bond sooner, I'd want six kids' (my dad said to my mom a couple days after they brought me home), and 'Who cares if one day she'll want to dye her hair blue . . . it could be worse.'"
"Shut your eyes and imagine your life being as you want it — now make it happen!"
"My dad always said eating out of the garden and organic is best, and to get outside! He's right and the best gardener (mom too)!"
"My dad said, 'You never regret paying a bit more for quality.'"