Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Words of Wisdom Wednesday

Instructions for life!

Who said that the only thing unfair about Life is that it came with no instruction booklet? It's not true! And here to prove it are your INSTRUCTIONS FOR LIFE

  1. Give people more than they expect, and do it cheerfully.
  2. Don't believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.

  3. When you say, "I love you" mean it.

  4. When you say, "I'm sorry" look the person in the eye.

  5. Never laugh at any one's dreams.

  6. Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it's the only way to live life completely.

  7. In disagreements, fight fairly.

  8. Don't judge people by their relatives.

  9. Talk slow but think quick.

  10. Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.

  11. Call your mom.

  12. When you lose, don't lose the lesson.

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

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

  15. Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it in your voice.

  16. Marry a man you love to talk to. As you get older, his conversational skills will be as important as any other.

  17. Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.

  18. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

  19. Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you get to enjoy it a second time.

  20. Trust in God but lock your car.

  21. Read between the lines.

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

  23. Pray — there's immeasurable power in it.

  24. Never interrupt when you are being flattered.

  25. Once a Year, go someplace you've never been before.

  26. If you make a lot of money, put it to use helping others while you are living. That is wealth's greatest satisfaction.

  27. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a stroke of luck.

  28. Learn the rules then break some.

  29. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.

  30. Remember that your character is your destiny.


  1. I agree with every single one of these instructions- wish I had learned a few of them a little sooner though, lol!

  2. great post hun!! i totally agree with all those rules!

  3. Great lessons to keep in mind daily.. especially #6 and #30 :)

  4. 20. Trust in God but lock your car! LOVE it!!
    The only time I got robbed was when I parked on a church parking lot (Sunday night) when my friend and I went to the park to walk around and look at Christmas lights. So THAT one hit home!....Great post!!