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100 Truisms Sorted For Your Convenience

Need an inspirational thought for today, but feel confused? Below are 100 truism examples sorted into 10 categories to choose from.

Love

  1. Love is a universal language that needs no translation.
  2. Love is like a plant; it needs nurturing to grow.
  3. Love isn’t just a feeling; it’s a verb – it’s about what you do.
  4. Love doesn’t make the world go round, but it makes the ride worthwhile.
  5. Love isn’t perfect; it’s accepting someone’s imperfections as perfect for you.
  6. Love is the only thing that doubles when you share it.
  7. Love is not about possession; it’s about appreciation.
  8. Love is not finding someone to live with; it’s finding someone you can’t imagine living without.
  9. Love is giving someone the power to destroy you but trusting them not to.
  10. Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Work

  1. Work is where you spend most of your waking hours; make sure it’s something you’re passionate about.
  2. Work expands to fill the time available for its completion (Parkinson’s Law).
  3. The best job in the world won’t make you happy if you hate your boss.
  4. Hard work may not always guarantee success, but it will never go unnoticed.
  5. Find a job you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.
  6. Work smart, not just hard – efficiency matters.
  7. The best way to predict the future is to create it (Peter Drucker).
  8. If you don’t ask, you don’t get what you deserve.
  9. Your work should be an expression of who you are.
  10. Success in any field is often about consistency, not instant brilliance.

Politics

  1. In politics, there are no permanent friends or enemies, only permanent interests.
  2. Politicians and diapers have one thing in common – they should be changed regularly for the same reason.
  3. If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu (Michael Bloomberg).
  4. In politics, truth is a matter of perspective.
  5. The most powerful position in the world is the next one (R.W. Apple Jr.).
  6. Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies (Groucho Marx).
  7. In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way (Franklin D. Roosevelt).
  8. Politicians are like bananas; they start out green, then turn yellow and rot.
  9. Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve (George Bernard Shaw).
  10. Politics is too important to be left to the politicians (Chester Bowles).

Women

  1. Women are like stars; you may not always see them, but you know they’re there.
  2. Behind every successful woman is herself.
  3. Women don’t work less; they just work smarter.
  4. A strong woman stands up for herself; a stronger woman stands up for others.
  5. Women are like tea bags; you never know how strong they are until you put them in hot water (Eleanor Roosevelt).
  6. Women multitask because they can; it’s their superpower.
  7. Women’s intuition is their secret weapon; don’t underestimate it.
  8. Empowered women empower women.
  9. Women don’t need a knight in shining armor; they need a sword of their own.
  10. Women are architects of society; they shape the future with care and compassion.

Men

  1. Men are from Earth, women are from Earth; deal with it.
  2. A real man is defined by his actions, not his words.
  3. Men also cry, but mostly during superhero movies.
  4. Behind every great man stands no one. He walks alone.
  5. Men don’t grow up; their toys just get more expensive.
  6. Men are like fine wine; they get better with age.
  7. A gentleman is simply a patient wolf.
  8. Men take advice from everyone except themselves.
  9. The best way to impress a man is to be impressed by him.
  10. Men, like shoes, are best when they’re dependable and comfortable.

Kids

  1. Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see (Neil Postman).
  2. Kids say the darndest things, and that’s the best part of parenting.
  3. Parenting is the only job where the harder you work, the more incompetents criticize you.
  4. Children are not things to be molded but people to be unfolded (Jess Lair).
  5. The days are long, but the years are short when you’re raising kids.
  6. Kids are like sponges; they soak up everything around them.
  7. Children learn more from what you are than what you teach (W.E.B. Du Bois).
  8. Being a parent means loving your children more than you’ve ever loved yourself.
  9. There’s no such thing as a perfect parent; just love your kids and do your best.
  10. Kids grow up too fast, so cherish every moment.

Life

  1. Life is short; make the most of every moment.
  2. Life’s challenges are like a rough sea; they can make you stronger or sink you—it’s your choice.
  3. Life is a journey, not a destination—enjoy the ride.
  4. Life is like a camera; focus on the good times, develop from the negatives, and if things don’t work out, take another shot.
  5. Life is a book, and those who don’t travel read only one page (St. Augustine).
  6. Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it (Charles R. Swindoll).
  7. Life is a balance between holding on and letting go.
  8. Life is like riding a bicycle; to keep your balance, you must keep moving (Albert Einstein).
  9. Life is filled with moments of unexpected beauty; don’t forget to notice them.
  10. Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.

Vacations

  1. Vacations are the reset buttons of life; press them often.
  2. A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.
  3. Exploring new places is like turning the pages of a never-ending book.
  4. The best souvenirs from a vacation are the memories you create.
  5. Vacations: where you can eat, drink, and do nothing without feeling guilty.
  6. A vacation is having no Monday on the calendar.
  7. Travel far enough; you meet yourself along the way (David Mitchell).
  8. Vacations are the only times when you can run away from home and find yourself.
  9. Take only memories, leave only footprints (Chief Seattle).
  10. A vacation is like love—a way to experience life more fully.

Health

  1. Health is wealth; without it, everything else is meaningless.
  2. An apple a day keeps anyone away if you throw it hard enough.
  3. Your body is your most priceless possession; take care of it.
  4. Health is a relationship between you and your body; nurture it.
  5. Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness (Joseph Pilates).
  6. Health is not just about the absence of illness; it’s about the presence of vitality.
  7. Good health is a duty to yourself, to your contemporaries, and to your inheritors (Gwendolyn Brooks).
  8. Your health is an investment, not an expense.
  9. The greatest wealth is health (Virgil).
  10. A healthy outside starts from the inside (Robert Urich).

Fashion

  1. Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable; style is more about being yourself.
  2. Fashion fades; style is eternal (Yves Saint Laurent).
  3. Dress like you’re going to run into your ex.
  4. Fashion is like food; you shouldn’t stick to the same menu.
  5. Life’s too short to wear boring clothes.
  6. Fashion is an art, and you are the canvas.
  7. Style is a reflection of your attitude and personality.
  8. Fashion is what you buy; style is what you do with it.
  9. Fashion should be a form of escapism and not a form of imprisonment (Alexander McQueen).
  10. The best fashion is timeless, transcending trends and seasons.

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