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25 Rules to Live By

Updated on December 26, 2010

Expressions of wisdom from the source of all good, the soul

1. Take advice only when it rings true.

2. Don't indulge in anything that is against your own best judgement.

3. Complain only to your doctor.

4. Don't criticize yourself or others.

5. Let others learn their own lessons in their own time.

6. Don't borrow trouble.

7. Accept change.

8. Take pride in your own special uniqueness.

9. Greed breeds need. Being greedy is a sign of being needy.

10. Believe you are acceptable just the way you are.

11. When faced with a decorating dilemma turn to nature for advice, the color possibilities are pure and endless.

12. Read good books, think good thoughts, do good deeds.

13. Flowers are always in fashion.

14. Authenticity is a forgotten virtue, there is nothing like a well earned wrinkle.

15. Be frugal with your assets. Often, less is more.

16. Bask in sunshine, not in the compliments of others.

17. Keep company with good people, but remember that no one is perfect.

18. Be honest. Lies will destroy you.

19. If it doesn't feel right, it probably isn't.

20. You can't borrow truth from someone else, it lies within.

21. Find your own path to expression and travel it often.

22. The power of the pen will never be replaced by technology.

23. Be wise, respect and obey your own instincts.

24. Cleanse your soul with your tears on occasion.

25. Don't engage in gossip, words cannot be taken back.


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    • soozeqsh profile image

      soozeqsh 6 years ago from Boyertown, PA

      Thank you Taleb80, you make me :)! Appreciate the vote and comment.

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      Taleb AlDris 6 years ago


      Thank you for sharing your experience using short words.

      I voted Up and Awesome.

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      soozeqsh 6 years ago from Boyertown, PA

      Moiragallaga - so glad you enjoyed my list of rules, I had fun writing them

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      Denise Handlon 6 years ago from North Carolina

      A great list to live by. Thanks for sharing. :)

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      soozeqsh 6 years ago from Boyertown, PA

      richtwf - appreciate your comment!

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      richtwf 6 years ago

      Great hub and thanks for sharing this. Some great rules here for all of us!

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      soozeqsh 7 years ago from Boyertown, PA

      dashingscorpio -- thanks for your input! Much appreciated.

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      dashingscorpio 7 years ago

      Great Advice!!!