70 Suggestions For Life

  1. When entrusted with a secret, keep it.
  2. Never cancel dinner plans by text message.
  3. Just because you can doesn’t mean you should.
  4. You only get one chance to notice a new haircut.
  5. Never park in front of a bar.
  6. Expect the seat in front of you to recline. Prepare accordingly.
  7. Hold your heroes to a high standard.
  8. Don’t text and drive.
  9. Never lie to your doctor.
  10. All guns are loaded.
  11. Don’t mention sunburns. They know.
  12. Don’t fill up on bread, no matter how good.
  13. If you want to know what makes you unique, sit for caricature.
  14. When you’re with new friends, don’t just talk about old friends.
  15. It’s never too late for an apology.
  16. Don’t pose with booze.
  17. If you have the right of way. Take it.
  18. You don’t get to choose your own nickname.
  19. When you marry someone, remember you marry their entire family.
  20. Under no circumstances should you ask a woman if she is pregnant.
  21. It’s not enough to be proud of your ancestry, live up to it.
  22. Don’t make a scene.
  23. When giving a thank you speech, short and sweet is the best.
  24. Never gloat.
  25. Invest in quality luggage.
  26. Make time for your mom on your birthday. It’s her special day too.
  27. When opening presents, no one likes a good guesser.
  28. Sympathy is a crutch, never fake a limp.
  29. Give credit. Take blame.
  30. Suck it up every now and again.
  31. Give your seat up to the elderly.
  32. Don’t stare.
  33. Address everyone that carries a firearm professionally.
  34. Stand up to bullies.You’ll only have to do it once.
  35. If you’ve made your point, stop talking.
  36. Admit it when you’re wrong.
  37. If you offer to help don’t quit until the job is done.
  38. Look people in the eye when you thank them.
  39. Thank the bus driver.
  40. Never answer the phone at the dinner table.
  41. Learn to swim.
  42. Be cool to younger kids. Reputations are built over a lifetime.
  43. It’s OK to go to the movies by yourself.
  44. Dance with your mother/father.
  45. Don’t lose your cool. Especially at work.
  46. Always thank the host.
  47. If you don’t understand, ask before it’s too late.
  48. Know the size of your husband’s/wife’s clothes.
  49. Be a good listener. Don’t just take your turn to talk.
  50. Keep your word.
  51. Fight for what matters.
  52. Carry your mother’s bags. She carried you for nine months.
  53. Be patient with airport security. They are just doing their job.
  54. Don’t be the talker in the movie.
  55. The opposite sex like people who shower.
  56. You are what you do. Not what you say.
  57. Be kind. Everyone has a hard fight ahead of them.
  58. An hour with grandparents is time well spent.
  59. Don’t litter
  60. If you have a sister, get to know her boyfriend. Your opinion is important.
  61. You won’t always be the strongest or the fastest, but you can be the toughest.
  62. Never call someone before 9 AM or after 9PM.
  63. Stay in shape.
  64. Make the little things count.
  65. Ladies, always wear a bra at work.
  66. Count your blessings.
  67. Know the words to your national anthem.
  68. Your dance moves might not be the best, but I promise making a fool of yourself is more fun than sitting on the bench alone.
  69. Smile at strangers.
  70. Make goals.

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