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Maxims to Live By

I'd like to ask everyone to post a principle you live your life by that has helped you. Please keep it short!

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AgVII6 years ago
"Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead." An old Scottish proverb.
Hugo.B10 years ago
God is Dead
Nietzsche.

Nietzsche is Dead
God.

Piece of superb graffiti spotted by someone in New York.

H.B.
royalestel (author)  Hugo.B10 years ago
Ah, C'mon is that really a principle that's helped you out in life? I wanna read the good stuff, H.B. What makes you tick?
What, like like this?
royalestel (author)  Kiteman10 years ago
Now that's my kinda funny. Thanks. :)
Kiteman10 years ago
"There comes a point in life when you have to decide; are you a falling angel or a rising ape?" - Pratchett. "Do what thou wilt, an it harm none." - Druid Credo.
Kiteman Kiteman10 years ago
Oh, and; "Sometimes it's easier to ask forgiveness than permission." (I forget where that came from)
royalestel (author)  Kiteman10 years ago
I'm pretty sure someone in the government first turned that phrase! ;)
government <-> forgiveness That might qualify as an oxymoron. Shirley, you jest!
I think RS means the government asking forgiveness of the people.

And, mad sheep that they are, "the people" tend to give it.
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