INSTRUCTIONS 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.
Be engaged at least six months
before you get married.
Believe in love at first sight.
Never laugh at anyone's dreams.
People who don't have dreams don't have much.
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.
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.
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.
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
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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