What pearls of wisdom have you actually learned in life?greenspun.com : LUSENET : Novenotes : One Thread
Has life left you totally clueless, or is there something---ANYTHING---that life has taught you? A little bit of wisdom to pass on to the rest of us?--Al
-- Al Schroeder (email@example.com), October 27, 1999
To work for the better, but not whine about the present.--Al
-- Al Schroeder (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 31, 1999.
Everything we do is a choice....some choices are harder than others, and some seem seem to be imposed, but it's still a choice we make about whether to act or not. Not choosing is also a choice.
-- Lynda B. (email@example.com), October 28, 1999.
Sometimes its better to keep your mouth shut, nod, smile and act like everything is fine. Some things aren't worth fighting over.
A house is just a house. Home is where the people you love are.
One day, you will turn into your mother. And it won't be so bad.
People who nag you and worry over you have a hard time saying "I love you".
You kids will turn out fine. You did, right? Despite all the mistakes.
-- Andrea (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 28, 1999.
to stop "accepting" your current terrible unhappy situation just because things "may" get better in the future...in the end you will wait and wait and wait....and still be waiting.....now if only I would take this advice..
-- teena (email@example.com), October 28, 1999.
None of us are perfect and that is OK.
-- Chris Hawkins (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 23, 1999.
If you know what you're doing, it's not an adventure.
Spend as much time as you can with the nice people, because it barely makes up for the time you have to spend with the jerks.
Try to get through the day without falling down, breaking anything, or losing your temper. Everything else is gravy.
-- Colin (email@example.com), December 24, 1999.
main thing - - - "what goes around comes around" be pleasant, interested and sympathetic with all - - without hypocrisy. remember the definition of doing a good job, a job well done, on time, cheerfully, without bragging.
-- ici jongleur (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 05, 2000.