Life Tips From Around the Web

Your father probably told you a few things, but just in case he wasn’t around enough, here are some words of wisdom you might have missed out on:

  • A man does what needs to be done without complaining.
  • Buy high quality tools, so you only have to buy them once.
  • Keep a change of clothes at the office.
  • Never hit anyone unless they are an immediate threat.
  • Every hat should serve a purpose.
  • Never take her to the movies on the first date.
  • Learn to wet shave.
  • Nothing looks more badass than a well-tailored suit.
  • Shave with the grain on the first go-around.
  • Always look a person in the eye when you talk to them.
  • Buy a plunger before you need a plunger.
  • Exercise makes you happy. Run, lift, and play sports.
  • Brush your teeth before you put on your tie.
  • A small amount of every paycheck should go directly to your savings account.
  • Call Mom and Dad every week.
  • Never wear a clip-on tie.
  • Give a firm handshake.
  • Compliment her shoes.
  • Don’t be the guy who never buys a round of drinks.
  • If you aren’t confident, fake it. It will come around.
  • You can tell the size of a man by the size of things that bother him.
  • Be conscious of your body language.
  • The only reason to ever point a gun at someone is if you intend to shoot them. Period.
  • Always stand to shake someone’s hand.
  • Never lend anything you can’t afford to lose.
  • Ask more than you answer. Everybody likes to talk about themselves.
  • Never have sex with anyone that doesn’t want it as much as you.
  • Go for women out of your league. You may end up surprised.
  • Manliness is not only being able to take care of yourself, but others as well.
  • Go with the decision that will make for a good story.
  • When you walk, look straight ahead, not at your feet.
  • Nice guys don’t finish last, boring guys do.
  • Find your passion and figure out how to get paid for it.
  • Don’t let the little head do the thinking for the big head.
  • No matter their job or status, everyone deserves your respect.
  • The most important thing you can learn is personal responsibility. Bad things happen; it’s your job to overcome them.
  • The first one to get angry loses.
  • Never stop learning.
  • Always go out into public dressed like you’re about to meet the love of your life.
  • Don’t change yourself just to make someone happy.
  • If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.
  • Luck favors the prepared.
  • Women find confidence sexy as hell.
  • Do whatever you want to do, but try to be the best at it.
  • No one’s deathbed wish is that they could have spent more time at work.
  • Righty tighty, lefty loosey.
  • You can be happy or you can be right. (and the corollary, “Happy wife, happy life.”)
  • It’s important that people know what you stand for. It’s more important that they know what you won’t stand for.   – Will Rogers
  • Women judge a man by how he treats his mother. And his shoes.
  • There’s two types of smart: book smart and street smart.
  • A place for everything and everything in its place. If you can’t do this, you need a bigger place or fewer things.
  • When going through hell, keep going.  – Winston Churchill
  • Dance with the girl you brought to the Dance.
  • Work with what you’ve got.
  • Watch the nickels and dimes and the dollars will follow.
  • Buy a new car (new to you) about once every 10 years.
  • Family first, job second.
  • Learn to love unconditionally.
  • Do the right thing without ever expecting anything in return.
  • Learn to be content with what you got, but strive for more.
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