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11 Times Mr. Feeny's Wisdom Was Exactly What You Needed To Hear

Before there was "Girl Meets World," there was "Boy Meets World." And before Cory Matthews became a teacher, he was taught by a guy named Mr. Feeny.

From encouraging Cory, Topanga, Shawn and the rest of the gang to believe in themselves to doling out love advice, Mr. Feeny always seemed to have the right thing to say.

So as another school year begins, let's revisit the wisdom of the great George Feeny.

  • Feeny on Chaos
    “We live in a random and chaotic universe.”
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    “We live in a random and chaotic universe.”
  • Feeny on Friendship
    “Friendship ... is a real gift. It’s given with no expectations, and no gratitude is needed between real friends.”
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    “Friendship ... is a real gift. It’s given with no expectations, and no gratitude is needed between real friends.”
  • Feeny on the Future
    "Well, now, you have passion. You have drive. You certainly have guts. I frankly can't wait to see what happens to you."
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    "Well, now, you have passion. You have drive. You certainly have guts. I frankly can't wait to see what happens to you."
  • Feeny on Family
    “You don’t have to be blood to be family.”
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    “You don’t have to be blood to be family.”
  • Feeny on Being a Hero
    “To me, a real hero is someone who does the right thing when the right thing is not the easy thing to do.”
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    “To me, a real hero is someone who does the right thing when the right thing is not the easy thing to do.”
  • Feeny on the Importance of Sucking Up
    "There is no gravity in space, Mr. Matthews, therefore astronauts suck <em>up</em>. Learn from them."
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    "There is no gravity in space, Mr. Matthews, therefore astronauts suck up. Learn from them."
  • Feeny on Looks and Expectations
    "Unfortunately we live in a society where they tell us we have to look a certain way, so we're all under pressure to live up
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    "Unfortunately we live in a society where they tell us we have to look a certain way, so we're all under pressure to live up to unrealistic expectations."
  • Feeny an Being Yourself
    “If you let people’s perception of you dictate your behavior, you will never grow as a person.”
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    “If you let people’s perception of you dictate your behavior, you will never grow as a person.”
  • Feeny on Love
    "I believe that when you find love, you hold on to it, and cherish it! Because there is nothing finer, and may never come aga
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    "I believe that when you find love, you hold on to it, and cherish it! Because there is nothing finer, and may never come again. And that, my dears, is the most important thing I could teach you."
  • Feeny on Doing the Right Thing
    “Sometimes a sure thing is not the best thing.”
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    “Sometimes a sure thing is not the best thing.”
  • Feeny on Believing in Yourself
    "Believe in yourselves. Dream. Try. Do good."
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    "Believe in yourselves. Dream. Try. Do good."
  • BONUS: Feeny's Final Words
    "I love you all. Class dismissed."
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    "I love you all. Class dismissed."
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