32 People Share the Best Words of Wisdom they’ve Ever Heard

23. Choose Wisely

Anything that annoys you when you’re dating, you’re going to get from both barrels when you’re married.

22. Generosity Is Key

Spend less than you can afford on yourself, as much as you can afford on your friends and family, and more than you can afford on RAM for your computer.

21. The Sun’ll Come out Tomorrow!

You gotta have some rainy days to have some sunny days.

20. Take Chances

In order to get something you never had, you have to do something you’ve never done.

19. The Hero’s Journey

“It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.” – Joseph Campbell

18. Shit Your Dad Says

You either get shit early in life, or you get shit late in life. Either way you’re going to get shit.

17. Lucky!

The road to success is all about who you know and luck, and both of those things are built up with time.

16. Humility Is a Beautiful Thing

You don’t always need other people close to you to understand that/why you are ‘right’. It’s a lot less stress once you really adopt it.

15. Fancy Fancy!

Don’t use too many fancy words when you talk. All you will communicate is that you’re really smart. Which if you are, it should be apparent anyway.

14. A Firefighter’s Code

“Always sound the floor.” It is a firefighting saying to use a tool to make sure the floor can hold your weight but it has helped me throughout other parts of my life too.

13. Lifelongs

Your freshman year of college, try to live in the dorms (even if you have other options) and leave your dormroom door open whenever you’re home and not sleeping, studying, or masturbating. It’s how you’ll make the friends you keep for the rest of your life.

12. Don’t Be Surprised…

If you willingly associate with people of poor character, you deserve what happens next.