Things I wish I’d known when I was younger –

Although it’s good as a refresher too:

  • Most of it doesn’t matter.
  • The greatest source of misery and hatred in this world is clinging to past hurts.
  • Waiting to do something until you can be sure of doing it exactly right means waiting for ever.
  • Following the latest fashion, in work or in life, is spiritual and intellectual suicide.
  • If people complain that you’re too fond of going your own way and aren’t fitting in, you must be on the right track.
  • If you make your work your life, you’re making your life into hard work.
  • The quickest and simplest way to wreck any relationship is to listen to gossip.
  • Trying to please other people is largely a futile activity.
  • Every winner is destined to be a loser in due course.
  • You can rarely, if ever, please, placate, change, or mollify an asshole.
  • Everything takes twice as long as you plan for and produces results about half as good as you hoped.
  • People are oddly consistent.
  • However hard you try, you can’t avoid being yourself.
  • When it comes to blatant lies, there are none more egregious than budget figures.
  • The loudest noise in the world is the sound of people whining.

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    Things I wish I’d known when I was younger –

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