21 Truisms

  1. Never compare your weaknesses to other people’s strengths.
  2. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
  3. Your childhood may not have been perfect, but it’s over.
  4. Own your life, or someone will own it for you
  5. We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.
  6. The world does not reward perfectionists. It rewards those who get things done.
  7. No matter what anyone says to you, you don’t have to eat dinner with them, live with them, or go to bed with them.
  8. If you risk nothing, you risk everything.
  9. If something frightens you irrationally, do it often.
  10. Laugh and the world laughs with you. Weep and you weep alone.
  11. You don’t have to do anything you don’t want to do, but you may miss out on future opportunities.
  12. Don’t give others the power to control your emotions. Those are only yours and it is only for you to manipulate.
  13. Victory introduces you to the world, but defeat introduces the world to you!
  14. The only way you are going to have success is to have lots of failures first.
  15. Fail often but do not forget the Lesson.
  16. You will become way less concerned with what other people think of you when you realize how seldom they do.
  17. It’s not what you say, it’s what people hear.
  18. Take what you do seriously. Not yourself.
  19. Life begins where your comfort zone ends.
  20. The True measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
  21. If you don’t do stupid things while you’re young, you’ll have nothing to smile about when you’re old.

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