Hey Pandas, What Cliché Phrases Do You Find Helpful? (Closed)
There are always those things that sound too cliche to be true, but oftentimes they are great advice! What's a tip you received that's changed your life forever?
"Not my circus. Not my monkeys." It always makes me smile more than 'Worry only about what you can control" because then I see monkeys in my head!
Measure twice; cut once.
Be the change you want to see in the world. Also: we blame the society yet we are the society.
Better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it.
Do something today that your future self will thank you for.
What goes around...comes around......
"Do unto others what THEY would like done." This one helped me realize that not everyone wants what I would want. It is important to find out what other people need and want and not get hung up on thinking everyone wants what I would want.
I always say "God Hates a Coward." when I am preparing myself to do anything stressful and for me it calms me and prepares me. I know it isn't the phrase that does it, but for me mentally I have to do this. The funniest part is, I am an atheist.
Think globally, act locally.
One mans trash....another mans treasure... In this case woman,I love flea-markets..
Better safe than sorry
Don’t sweat the small stuff.
Smooth sailing doesn’t make good sailors
There are no stupid questions. Only stupid people who don’t ask them.
You can’t change other people, you can only change yourself.
It's OK to love your kids without necessarily liking them, at least all the time.
I don’t know if this is a expression but, you can’t get a job without experience and you can’t get experience without a job.
NO means NO
Don't put all of your eggs in one basket.
If its meant for you, it won't pass you by.
If you cannot pay it back, pay it forward
Only worry about what you can control.
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
Leave people and things better than you found them.
"Compare yourself with past selves"
"Do unto others as you would that they should do unto you"
When faced with a big financial problem or a just a lot of stress my husband and I will tell the other “You can’t fix it tonight.” It’s just our way of knowing no matter the issue is sometimes you need to take the time to just relax and unwind and not miss out on quality time together
It's easier to fool a man, than to convince a man he has been fooled.
Think this through!
If you don’t ask, the answer is always, “no.”
If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging
Treat others as you want to be treated!
"Cat got your tongue?" I say this everytime in an argument where I have a point like
Me: Ya know you are [Insert cool comeback]
[insert name]: Oh yeah well um ......
Me: Cat got your tongue?
Whenever I was under stress, my sister would say "Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things." I also got stuck on my mom's phrase of "Off like a dirty shirt" or "Off like a herd of turtles."
"Go figure" or "Some people you cannot kill with a meat ax."
Wanting is better than having. You really want item X bad and you just can't wait. After you get said object, it is like "big deal".
Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise....
There's no time like the present.
Sleep when the baby sleeps...
True, you shouldn't be bussy with your household while you can rest. Take the baby in a baby wrap to vacuum or put them in a cushion close to you when you do the laundry. When the baby sleeps, you sleep too!!
Patience is a virtue.
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. And practice makes perfect. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket had many failures before Elon Musk perfected it. On May 26, 2021 the 100th launch of the Falcon 9 spacecraft blasted off without a hitch. This technological advancement is similar to the revolution caused by the personal computer and the internet. I feel pride every time SpaceX does a launch and I realize the angst Putin and Xi must feel as the USA does it again. And this is why a melting pot makes for greatness.
If they'll do it with you, they'll do it to you.
I lost track of time.
‘Don’t put it down, put it away!’
Do the task now so you won’t need to later.
"Only you control your attitude" & "attitude is everything"