17 Important Things Mom Taught Us There’s nothing more precious in the world than a mother’s wisdom. It fills us all with the delight of a thousand GEICO customer service calls. Remember these valuable life lessons every day, and you’ll always be happy. GEICO Brand Publisher 1. Mom has taught us so many valuable lessons. Like how cleaning your room is a valuable life skill. View this image › Via funnyjunk.com ID: 1131291 2. And so is doing your own laundry, although you’ll never be as good as the master. View this image › Via imfunny.net ID: 1142248 3. You can be anything you want to be. View this image › Via killthehydra.com ID: 1131493 4. Don’t be limited by social conventions. You should always strive to be creative. View this image › Via izismile.com ID: 1132860 5. And you should always put your best foot forward. View this image › Via reallyghey.com ID: 1133213 6. A good sense of humor is very important. View this image › Via urbanlol.com ID: 1131824 7. REALLY important. View this image › Via lolbuzz.net ID: 1132200 8. And there’s more than one way of saying everything, even if it seems wrong. View this image › Via etsy.com ID: 1142275 9. Logic is a powerful ally. View this image › Via imfunny.net ID: 1132783 10. And you should always look on the bright side of life. View this image › Via theamericankid.com ID: 1133321 11. Life is all about your point of view. View this image › Via smosh.com ID: 1131276 12. Always make sure you’re being heard. View this image › Via 9wtf.com ID: 1131908 13. And remember, work before play. View this image › Via 9fun.in ID: 1142343 14. But in everything you do, you should always be yourself. View this image › Via urbanlol.com ID: 1132174 15. You only live once. View this image › Via izismile.com ID: 1132853 16. Ask and ye shall receive. View this image › Via socialphy.com ID: 1133382 17. But above all, you’ve always got to respect your elders. View this image › Via smosh.com ID: 1132253 So love your mom, because she’s the only one you’ve got! View this image › Via etsy.com ID: 1142278 Happy Mother’s Day from your friends at GEICO! View this image › ID: 1142491 Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com! More ▾ Facebook Conversations Next On GEICO› 16 Gaming Struggles From The '80s Today's Kids Won't... Next On GEICO› 17 Local Ways To Show Off Your Love Of Washington,... Special Reactions Your Reaction? Sorry, but you can only react up to 3 times! Oops! It looks like you've already used that reaction on this post. REACT WITH GIF You are signed in as . I know, right? Will your friends agree? Share this Link 17 Important Things Mom Taught Us http://www.buzzfeed.com/geico/17-important-thin... There's nothing more precious in the world than a mother's wisdom. It fills us al... Your link was successfully shared! Facebook Conversations Preview Your Response Add Your Response Text Image Video Link Title Thumbnail (Allowed HTML Tags: <a href=""> <b> <i> <em> <strong>) Title URL () Hey! This video may have privacy restrictions. Ensure that it is publicly visible to everyone. Description (Allowed HTML Tags: <a href=""> <b> <i> <em> <strong>) Title Image Link Image To (optional) Description (Allowed HTML Tags: <a href=""> <b> <i> <em> <strong>) Title Thumbnail Title Link URL Share this on Facebook (Connected as [Disconnect]) Cancel Loading... ∨ Create Full Post ∧ Create Simple Post You are signed in as Please Validate Your Email Nice Work! Thanks For Contributing! × Don't forget to share! Want to add another one? Go for it! Contributions Load More x Please enter the CAT-CHA Catcha question... Promoted Promoted by BuzzFeed Staff Sponsored Follow @GEICO Tweets by @GEICO Top Posts From GEICO 16 Gaming Struggles From The ’80s Today’s Kids Won’t Understand 17 Local Ways To Show Off Your Love Of Washington, D.C.