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Life’s lessons

Life’s lessons (and ages at which the person learned them)
  • Lending money to friends and relatives causes them to get amnesia. (32)
  • You should always put on a new bathing suit and get it wet before wearing it in public. (21)
  • No situation is so bad that losing your temper won’t make it. (41)
  • You shouldn’t leave your fork on the plate when you reheat food in the microwave. (13)
  • When you’re too busy for friends, you’re too busy. (48)
  • Life is like a 10-speed bicycle—most of us have gears we never use. (59)
  • When parents say, “It doesn’t matter what we think—you are the one dating him,” they hate the guy. (24)
  • Keep your words soft and tender because tomorrow you may have to eat them. (38)
  • The more mistakes you make, the smarter you get. (13)
  • If you are still talking about what you did yesterday, you haven’t done much today. (21)
From Live And Learn And Pass It On, H. Jackson Brown