Monday, September 16, 2013

List of some of the 100 wisest words
by a high school teacher

1. There are plenty of ways to enter a pool. The stairs is not one of them.
2. Never cancel dinner plans by text message.
4. If a street performer makes you stop walking, you owe him a buck.
6. When entrusted with a secret, keep it.
8. Just because you can doesn't mean you should.
10. You only get one chance to notice a new haircut.
14. Keep a picture of your first fish, first car, and first boy/girlfriend.
21. Take a vacation off your cell phone, internet, and TV once a year.
33. It’s never too late for an apology.
41. Don’t make a scene.
44. Never gloat.
49. Give credit. Take blame.
50. Suck it up every now and again.
52. Don’t stare.
55. If you’ve made your point, stop talking.
56. Admit it when you’re wrong.
57. If you offer to help don’t quit until the job is done.
60. Never answer the phone at the dinner table.
61. Forgive yourself for your mistakes.
66. Be cool to younger kids. Reputations are built over a lifetime.
67. It’s okay to go to the movies by yourself.
69. Don’t lose your cool. Especially at work.
71. If you don’t understand, ask before it’s too late.
74. Be a good listener. Don’t just wait for your turn to talk.
75. Keep your word.
79. Don’t be the talker in a movie.
81. You are what you do, not what you say.
83. Be kind. Everyone has a hard fight ahead of them.
90. Make the little things count.
92. There is a fine line between looking sultry and slutty. Find it.
93. You’re never too old to need your mom.
96. Your dance moves might not be the best, but I promise making a fool of yourself is more fun then sitting on the bench alone.
97. Smile at strangers.
98. Make goals.
100. If you have to fight, punch first and punch hard.

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