Words to Live By: The Wisdom of The Golden Girls

From a story on lithub.com by Maggie Rowe headlined “Words to Live By: The Collective Wisdom of The Golden Girls“:

“You want poetry, you listen to Neil Diamond. You want good advice, you listen to your mother.” –Sophia Petrillo

“The point I’m trying to make is what’s going on here is living. Just because you have some rough times doesn’t mean you throw in the towel. You go on living. And eating.” –Sophia Petrillo

“It’s not whether you agree or disagree with somebody. It’s whether you can be there for that person when they need you!”  –Sophia Petrillo

“Sometimes, life isn’t fair, kiddo.” –Rose Nylund

“It’s not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it.” –Dorothy Zbornak

“I live by one simple rule. Share your love with people today ’cause they may be gone tomorrow.  –Blanche Devereaux

“People waste their time pondering whether a glass is half empty or half full. Me, I just drink whatever’s in the glass.” –Sophia Petrillo

“Age is just a state of mind.” –Dorothy Zbornak

“I’m old. I’m supposed to be colorful.” –Sophia Petrillo

“No matter how bad things get, remember these sage words: You’re old, you sag, you get over it.” –Sophia Petrillo

“We’re not embarrassed. We’re not uncomfortable. We are not humiliated. We’re going to walk outta here today with our heads held high, secure in the knowledge that what we have done is morally and socially responsible. Isn’t that right, girls?” –Blanche Devereaux

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