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11 Unforgettable Pieces of Life Advice (In Just 6 Words Each)

Let these quick hits of wisdom help you guide your life.

On Being Satisfied

"Wanting less feels like getting more." Tanya Afterburn, writer. These are the best compassion quotes to inspire acts of kindness.

On Indulging

 "Remember, French fries are gluten-free." Jean Lavine, writer. These hilariously bad pieces of advice are the opposite of what you need.

 

On Hard Work

.  "Dreams don't work unless you do." —Brandi Vaisey Marsey, writer. These are our favorite graduation speech quotes of all time. 

On Basic Needs

 "Basic needs: Backkbone, wishbone, funny bone." —Raven O'Keefe, writer.

On Driving

"Assume everyone is driving with kids." "

On Your Worth

 "Slightly underpaid better than vastly overworked." Brent Perdue, writer. Find more work motivation with these 21 quotes about finding success.

On Learning

"You're not learning when you're speaking." —Milagros Vega, writer.

On Simplifying

"Pack black. Be done with it." Heather Poole, flight attendant and writer. Need more travel advice? These are the 23 most inspiring travel quotes ever.

On Moving On

 "Face your demons, then harness them." Jeannette Walls, author.

On Humility

"Most powerful words: 'Thanks' and 'Sorry.'" Jennifer Egan, author.  If 'sorry' isn't cutting it, try one of these 10 wise quotes that can stop an argument in its tracks.

On Style

"As  like Cary Grant as possible." —Tim Gunn, mentor on Project Runway.

More Wise Words

These quotes all come from the new book The Best Advice in Six Words. Compiled by Larry Smith, it contains counsel from 1,001 writers. These are our 26 favorite quotes on the secret of happiness.