Best Life Advice Celebrities Give on Reddit

"Always take a penny, never leave a penny," and other words of wisdom.

ByRheana Murray
May 15, 2014, 1:20 PM
PHOTO: Drew Carey is seen on May 13, 2014 in Los Angeles.
Drew Carey is seen on May 13, 2014 in Los Angeles.
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May 15, 2014— -- When social media-savvy stars host Q&As on Reddit, there’s usually a person who asks: “What’s your best piece of life advice?”

Now, another user on the social network has compiled the best of those responses.

Some are wise words of wisdom. Others are just funny. Here’s a sampling of the best:

“Learn how to set goals. That’s the key to everything. That includes designing your own success. You define what the goal is, it’s not somebody else’s goal, it’s yours.” --Drew Carey, actor

“It’s a tie between ‘Keep on keepin’ on’ and ‘Life’s a garden, dig it.’” --David Spade, actor

“One hears it a lot on airplanes: ‘Make sure you have your own mask on, before helping others with theirs.’” --Daniel Handler, author

“Keep good/positive people around you. You are the company you keep.” --Skrillex, musician

“Luck is when opportunity meets preparation.” --Daniel Day Kim, actor

“Whenever life gets tricky, confusing or uncertain tear off your shirt and run as fast as you can for a mile. Then usually things will work out. And also, always take a penny, never leave a penny.” --Adam McKay, writer and producer

“My best life advice is to know that you can learn more from your failures than your successes.” --Piper Kerman, author

“One is happiness is a choice. And the second is are you willing to do what you have to do to get what you want.” --Jon Lovitz, comedian

“Discipline yourself to do the things you love to do when you don’t feel like doing them.” --Edward James Olmos, actor

“Always get back up.” --Geoff Rowley, professional skateboarder

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