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15 Pieces Of Wisdom Straight From Your Moms Themselves

Moms have great advice, so when she tells you to focus on savings and switch to GEICO, you listen.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the best advice their mothers had ever given them, and here's what they shared.


An illustration of a bed with copy overlaid "Always say 'I love you' before going to bed"

2. "Mom is spelled the same frontward and backward for a reason. I’ll be there from the beginning to end."



An illustration of an arm with a watch and another hand mimicking walking with copy reading: "Don't wait for other people do it on your own"

4. "No one can tell you your feelings are wrong."



An illustration of a person speaking and listening with two cans and string with copy saying: "Learn to listen to your own voice"

6. "The only thing that matters is what you think about you, not what others say about you."



An illustration of a person walking a mountain and copy reading: "Don't talk about it be about it"

8. "A wise person only needs to be told once."

–Anne F.


An illustration of a woman with her hands raised towards the sun with copy reading: "Make your own sunshine."

10. "Do the best, leave the rest, angels do no more."

–Patrick B.


An illustration of two ears and a mouth on sticks with copy reading: "You have two ears and one mouth"

12. "People will always underestimate you but that it’s their mistake, and you should act like you belong because you do."



An illustration of a hand mirror with copy inside reading: "You can't love anyone until you love yourself"

14. "Do things for yourself not for others."



An illustration of a person writing in a card with copy reading: "Be nice and write thank you cards"

Just like getting a quick and easy quote with GEICO, Mom's advice is no nonsense. See how much you could save when you switch today.

Illustrations by Daniel Blaushild.