Thursday, May 14, 2009
§ Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.
§ Memorize your favorite poem.
§ Don’t believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.
§ When you say, “I love you”, mean it.
§ When you say, “I’m sorry”, look the person in the eye.
§ Be engaged at least six months before you get married.
§ Believe in love at first sight.
§ Never laugh at anyone’s dreams.
§ Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it’s the only way to live life completely.
§ In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling.
§ Don’t judge people by their relatives.
§ Talk slowly but think quickly.
§ When someone asks you a question you don’t want to answer, smile and ask, “Why do you want to know?”
§ Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
§ Call your mom.
§ Say “bless you” when you hear someone sneeze.
§ When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
§ Remember the three R’s: Respect for self; Respect for others; Responsibility for all your actions.
§ Don’t let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
§ When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
§ Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it in your voice.
§ Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.
§ Spend some time alone.
§ Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.
§ Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
§ Read more books and watch less TV.
§ Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll get to enjoy it a second time.
§ Trust in God but lock your car.
§ A loving atmosphere in your home is so important. Do all you can to create a tranquil harmonious home.
§ In disagreements with loved ones, deal with the current situation. Don’t bring up the past.
§ Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality.
§ Be gentle with the earth.
§ Pray. There’s immeasurable power in it.
§ Never interrupt when you are being flattered.
§ Mind your own business.
§ Don’t trust a man/woman who doesn’t close his/her eyes when you kiss.
§ At least once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.
§ If you make a lot of money, put it to use helping others while you are living. That is wealth’s greatest satisfaction.
§ Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a stroke of luck.
§ Learn the rules then break some.
§ Remember that the best relationship is one where your love for each other is greater than your need for each other.
§ Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
§ Remember that your character is your destiny.
§ Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.