21 Thoughts to live by

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.

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

SEVEN – Believe in love at first sight.

EIGHT – Never laugh at anyone’s dreams. People who don’t have dreams don’t have much.

NINE – Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it’s the only way to live life completely.

TEN – In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling.

ELEVEN – Don’t judge people by their relatives.

TWELVE – Talk slowly but think quickly.

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.

FIFTEEN – Say ‘bless you’ when you hear someone sneeze.

SIXTEEN – When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.

SEVENTEEN – Remember the three R’s: Respect for self; Respect for others; and Responsibility for all your actions.

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.

TWENTY – Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it in your voice.

TWENTY ONE – Spend some time alone.