- Just because an employer wants you to be loyal, does not mean that they will be loyal to you.
- People lie, a lot.
- If you wondering about the motivations of others you are detecting deception, more often than not.
- Never date a woman who cares about the looks of men or about what you drive.
- Never fall in love with a woman you can't have a conversation with.
- If you are trying to make a decision about someone's character, watch them make a tough decision.
- Never, ever lend friends money. Give it or don't give it.
- You are responsible for your own success and career. No one will make it for you. Anyone who wants you to believe differently is exploiting you for professional gain.
- Anyone who is advocating a belief system to you is not your friend.
- Most people who are trying to convince you of something are many times trying to convince themselves.
- People are weak but always plan to be strong. Always assume this first.
- Do whatever you can to keep money from being a major influence in your life. It will control you. It allows others to control you.
- Don't worry about the meaning of life. The meaning is to wonder, live and find something you love more than yourself.
- Chasing sex is a waste of time. It is wayyyy overrated. Don't let your hormones rule you.
- If you don't know who you are, you are attracted to the wrong mate.
- How you handle risk and pressure will determine most of your life's outcomes and rewards.
- Dreams are made in bold strokes but lost in shades.
- Never expect a conservative thinker will ever invest money in anything for any reason.
- Everyone has a wound they are trying to heal whether they realize it or not.
- Nothing anyone else ever does is about you. It is about them and only them, no matter what they say do.
21 January 2011
Advice from a 40 year old man to the 20 year olds
From ever-awesome Reddit: