Tuesday, March 15, 2011

LIFE LESSON- Instructions For Life


  • Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.
  • Memorize your favorite poem.
  • Don’t believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.
  • When you say, “I love you”, mean it.
  • When you say, “I’m sorry”, look the person in the eye.
  • Be engaged at least six months before you get married. 
  • Believe in love at first sight.
  • Never laugh at anyone’s dreams.
Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it’s the only way to live life completely.




  • In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling.
  • Don’t judge people by their relatives.
  • Talk slowly but think quickly. 
  • When someone asks you a question you don’t want to answer, smile and ask, “Why do you want to know?”

  • Call your mom.
  • Say “bless you” when you hear someone sneeze.
  • When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
  • Remember the three R’s: Respect for self; Respect for others; Responsibility for all your actions. 
  • Don’t let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
  • When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
  • Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it in your voice. 


    • Spend some time alone.
    • Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.
    • Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
    • Read more books and watch less TV.
    •  Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll get to enjoy it a second time.
    • Trust in God but lock your car.
    • A loving atmosphere in your home is so important. Do all you can to create a tranquil harmonious home.
    • In disagreements with loved ones, deal with the current situation. Don’t bring up the past.
    • Read between the lines.
    • Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality.
    • Be gentle with the earth.
    • Pray. There’s immeasurable power in it.
    • Never interrupt when you are being flattered.
    • Mind your own business.
    • Don’t trust a man/woman who doesn’t close his/her eyes when you kiss.
    • At least once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.
    • If you make a lot of money, put it to use helping others while you are living. That is wealth’s greatest satisfaction.
    • Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a stroke of luck.
    • Learn the rules then break some.
    • Remember that the best relationship is one where your love for each other is greater than your need for each other.
    • Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
    • Remember that your character is your destiny.
    • Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.
    ~ Words by Dalai Lama ~