Some Words of Wisdom


ONE. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.

TWO. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.

THREE. Don't . . . believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.

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

FIVE. When you say, "I'm sorry," look the person in the eye and mean it.

SIX. Be engaged at least six months before you get married.

SEVEN. Believe in love at first sight.

EIGHT. Never laugh at anyone's dream. People who don't have dreams don't have much.

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

TEN. In disagreements, no name calling. Once it's out of your mouth, it's out of your mouth forever.

ELEVEN. Don't judge people by their relatives. (See Six)

TWELVE. Talk slowly but think quickly. Also put brain in gear before putting mouth in motion.

THIRTEEN. When someone asks you a question you don't want to answer, smile and ask, "Why do you want to know?"

FOURTEEN. Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk. People who stand in the shallow end of the pool always die there, too.

FIFTEEN. Say "Bless you" when you hear someone sneeze.

SIXTEEN. When you lose, don't lose the lesson of losing.

SEVENTEEN. Remember the three R's; Respect for self, Respect for others, and Responsibility for all your actions. (Representative Cynthia McKinney, are you there?)

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

NINETEEN. When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it. Remember though, words that leave your mouth have been freed to roam where they want.

TWENTY. Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it.

TWENTY-ONE. Spend some time alone.

"A true friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart."


Compliments of Gail of Pennsylvania



"Freedom is Knowledge"