1. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully. 
2. Memorize your favorite poem.
3. Don't believe all you hear, spend all you 
      have or sleep all you want. 
4. When you say, "I love you," mean it. 
5. When you say, "I'm sorry" look the person in the eye. 

6. Be engaged at least six months before you get married. 
7. Believe in love at first sight. 
8. Never laugh at anyone's dreams. 
9. Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt 
      but it's the only way to live life completely.
10. In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling. 

11. Don't judge people by their relatives.
12. Talk slow but think quick.
13. When someone asks you a question you don't want 
      to answer, smile and ask, "Why do you want to know?".
14. Remember that great love and great achievements 
      involve great risk. 
15. Call your mom. 

16. Say "bless you" when you hear someone sneeze. 
17. When you lose, don't lose the lesson. 
18. Remember the three R's: 
       Respect for self;  
       Respect for  others; 
       Responsibility for all your actions. 
19. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship. 
20. When you realize you've made a mistake, 
       take immediate steps to correct it.  
     (Make it right with others if you can.)

21. Smile when picking up the phone. The caller 
       will hear it in your voice. 
22. Marry a man you love to talk to. As you get older,
        his conversational skills will be as 
        important as any other. 
23. Spend some time alone.
24. Open your arms to change, but don't let go 
        of your values. 
25. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

26. Read more books and watch less TV.
27. Live a good, honorablelife. Then when you get 
        older and think back, you'll get to enjoy 
        it a second time.
28. Trust in God...but lock your car!
29. A loving atmosphere in your home is so important. 
      Do all you can to create a tranquil harmonious home.
30. In disagreements with loved ones, deal with 
       the current situation.  Don't bring up the past.

31. Read between the lines.
32. Share your knowledge. It's a way to 
       achieve immortality. 
33. Be gentle with the earth.
34. Pray -- there's immeasurable power in it.
35. Never interrupt when you are being flattered. 

36. Mind your own business.
37. Don't trust a man who doesn't close his eyes 
       when you kiss him.
38. Once a year, go someplace you've never 
       been before. 
39. If you make a lot of money, put it to use helping 
       others while you are living.  
       That is wealth's greatest satisfaction.
40. Remember that not getting what you want is 
       sometimes a stroke of luck.

41. Learn the rules then break some.
42. Remember that the best relationship is one 
       where your love for each other is greater 
       than your need for each other.
43. Judge your success by what you had to give 
       up in order to get it.
44. Remember that your character is your destiny. 
45. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.



    And I will add two more, from a very wise source:

1 - Safety is a matter of precaution.

2 - Success is not about what you do, the job you have, 
       or about the money and things you have.  
       Success is fullness of soul. ;-)


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