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13 Things Only Abuelitas Say

Abuelitas are wise. They seriously have a perfect answer for everything. These quotes are brought to you by Clorox, your answer for cleaning and disinfecting during cold and flu season, but the advice is 100% abuelita’s.

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1. When she wants a guy to be a complete gentleman with you:

If someone wants to pursue you, he better work hard at it. — You are worth it!
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If someone wants to pursue you, he better work hard at it. — You are worth it!

2. When you are doubting a good thing:

Don't look for problems or excuses where there aren't any. —Just let it be, darling.
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Don't look for problems or excuses where there aren't any. —Just let it be, darling.

3. When you are being impatient about something:

What is bound to happen will happen sooner or later. — Relax and remember karma too.
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What is bound to happen will happen sooner or later. — Relax and remember karma too.

4. When your crush didn't show interest in you:

You should be picking the perfect man for you, not settling for someone who may not appreciate you. — She made you feel like the prettiest girl on the planet.
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You should be picking the perfect man for you, not settling for someone who may not appreciate you. — She made you feel like the prettiest girl on the planet.

5. When something bad happened in your life:

Even when bad things happen, good things eventually come. — So don't you worry...
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Even when bad things happen, good things eventually come. — So don't you worry...

6. When it was time for cleaning:

Together, the work is more enjoyable. — Grandma's sense of humor is ~da best~.
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Together, the work is more enjoyable. — Grandma's sense of humor is ~da best~.

7. When you guys overheard someone saying mean things:

If you have nothing good to say, it's best not to say anything at all. — She was so right.
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If you have nothing good to say, it's best not to say anything at all. — She was so right.

8. When you ask her for advice on rekindling a relationship:

Stay away from reheated chocolate or rekindled love, because they don't taste the same. — It's time to move on.
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Stay away from reheated chocolate or rekindled love, because they don't taste the same. — It's time to move on.

9. When you've tried to over-explain:

Whoever needs to explain too much may have ulterior motives for it. — We all know this is what she said when we were making up any kind of excuse.
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Whoever needs to explain too much may have ulterior motives for it. — We all know this is what she said when we were making up any kind of excuse.

10. When you wonder if a person will ever act differently:

A person's traits are hard to change. — So don't waste your time trying to change people.
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A person's traits are hard to change. — So don't waste your time trying to change people.

11. When you are afraid someone may be saying things about you behind your back:

A tiger doesn't lose sleep because of what a few sheep think.  — Keep calm and keep your head up.
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A tiger doesn't lose sleep because of what a few sheep think.
— Keep calm and keep your head up.

12. If you were ever bored at home:

Any new broom will work well, but only an old broom knows where to sweep. — Yup, abuelita knows experiences build wisdom!
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Any new broom will work well, but only an old broom knows where to sweep.

— Yup, abuelita knows experiences build wisdom!

13. And whenever you stop feeling a little under the weather:

Health is the best type of wealth. — Abuelita, you are the best.
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Health is the best type of wealth. — Abuelita, you are the best.

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