Directions For Life

Directions For Life

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Don't judge people by their relatives.

  • Talk slow but think quick.

  • 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.

  • Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.

  • When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.

  • Marry someone 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.

  • 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.

  • Read between the lines.

  • Share your knowledge. It's a way to achieve immortality.

  • Be gentle with the earth...and yourself.

  • Pray. There's immeasurable power in it.

  • Never interrupt when you are being flattered.

  • Mind your own business.

  • Don't trust someone who doesn't close their eyes when you kiss them.

  • 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.

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