Good Advice…

by techtiptom

NEW POST (Not from WIBC!)

bullet Accept a breath mint if someone offers you one.
bullet Love deeply and passionately.  You might get hurt, but it’s the only way to live life completely.
bullet Never drive while holding a cup of hot coffee between your knees.
bullet In disagreements, fight fairly.  No name calling.
bullet Eat a piece of chocolate to cure bad breath from onions or garlic.
bullet Never remind someone of a kindness or act of generosity you have shown him or her.  Bestow a favour and forget it.
bullet When you get really angry, stick your hands in your pockets.
bullet Accept the fact that regardless of how many times you’re right, you will sometimes be wrong.
bullet Every once in a while ask yourself the question, If money weren’t a consideration, what would I like to be doing?
bullet Never give anybody a fondue set or anything painted avocado green.
bullet Remember the 3 Rs: Respect for self; Respect for others; Responsibility for all your actions.
bullet Plant zucchini only if you have lots of friends.
bullet Take along a small gift for the host or hostess when you’re a dinner guest.  A book is a good choice.
bullet Never be photographed with a cocktail glass in your hand.
bullet Don’t marry a woman who picks at her food.
bullet Take off the convention badge as soon as you leave the convention hall.
bullet Write a short note inside the front cover when giving a book as a gift.
bullet Never give a gift that’s not beautifully wrapped.
bullet Don’t think expensive equipment will make up for a lack of talent or practice.
bullet Learn to say “I love you” in French, Italian, and Swedish.
bullet When you are totally exhausted but have to keep going, wash your face and hands and put on clean socks and a clean shirt.  You will feel remarkably refreshed.
bullet Life will sometimes hand you a magical moment.  Savour it.
bullet Don’t confuse comfort with happiness.
bullet Check for toilet paper before sitting down.
bullet Marry a woman you love to talk to.  As you get older, her conversational skills will be as important as any other.
bullet Don’t believe all you hear, spend all you have, or sleep all you want.
bullet Live a good, honourable life.  Then when you get older and think back, you’ll get to enjoy it a second time.
bullet Purchase one piece of original art each year, even if it’s just a small oil painting by a high school student.
bullet Keep your private thoughts private.
bullet Don’t do business with anyone who has a history of suing people.
bullet Never say anything uncomplimentary about your wife or children in the presence of others.
bullet Apologise immediately when you lose your temper, especially to children.
bullet Get organised.  Know where you are headed.  But if something wonderful and unexpected comes along, be flexible enough to follow it.
bullet Remember that nothing important ever happens until someone takes a chance.
bullet Never pick up anything off the floor of a cab.
bullet In disagreements with loved ones, deal with the current situation.  Don’t bring up the past.
bullet Leave change where a child can find it.
bullet Share your knowledge.  It’s a way to achieve immortality.
bullet When travelling the back roads, stop whenever you see a sign that reads “Honey for Sale.”
bullet Don’t outlive your money.
bullet When your dog dies, frame its collar and put it in a window facing west.
bullet Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
bullet Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
bullet Let some things remain mysterious.
bullet Never eat a sugared doughnut when wearing a dark suit.
bullet Keep and file the best business letters you receive.
bullet Hire people more for their judgement than for their talents.
bullet Love someone who doesn’t deserve it.
bullet Regardless of the situation, react with class.

Source: Life’s Little Instruction Book Volume II