Friday, March 28, 2014

Wisest Advice Shared and Three Cents of my Own

“The single raindrop never feels responsible for the flood.” If you’re taking part in something bigger than yourself that has detrimental impact, whether spreading gossip or not stopping others from spreading it, or, not “getting involved” when you see something happen that is terrible, you are responsible whether or not you like it.

“Remember, you’re just a walk on part in everyone else’s play.” You might believe you’re the most important person in the world, or you might think your opinions are the ones that should be heard and followed, but you aren’t the end all and be all in anyone else’s life other than your own.

“Stop looking around for the right person and try to BE the right person.” You get back what you “are”.

“Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you anywhere.” (No more needs to be said on this one.)

A reputation takes years to build and only seconds to destroy. Don’t ever, EVER let anyone in any way negatively impact your reputation. You are your word.

By living, there’s a risk of dying. If you don’t risk then you’re not living. It’s an existence.

“Call your mom.” Hey, as a mom I love this one!

You can judge the character of a person by how they treat people in the service industry.

Being old and being a grown-up are two different things.

Our lives are short but the things we can do within that time are infinite. The thing is, the more you put things off for “another time” or “later” the less you’ll do, the less you’ll be.

Everyone in this world, no matter where they come from and what they do, knows something about life and living that you don’t know. Find out what that is.

Always keep your promises. If you can’t make them happen, then don’t promise in the first place. Broken promises beget broken trust.

What do you want your legacy to be?

1 comment:

Floyd Kopietz said...

Thanks Donna. Great post and am passing it on.
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