Words of Wisdom

  • I am not responsible for the structural integrity of the bubble in which you choose to live
  • When it comes to guests – the first day we serve you, the next day you serve yourselves, and the third day you serve us
  • Something doesn’t have to be perfect, it just has to work
  • You can’t master your future if you are a slave of your past
  • You can see what kind of person someone is by how they treat those who can do nothing for them
  • Your first thought in response to a situation or person is how you were raised to think. Your second is how you choose to think.
  • Better to be slapped with the truth than kissed with a lie
  • Don’t let your ice cream melt while you are counting someone else’s sprinkles
  • The past is in your head. The future is in your hands
  • No matter what happens to you, you are always in control of your ABC – your Attitude, your Behaviour, and the Choices you make
  • Fear is temporary, regret is forever
  • Sometimes love is not enough
  • If something won’t matter in two years, don’t let it worry you for two hours
  • Will this matter on my deathbed? If no, then leave it behind you
  • You know people who say ‘it was just a joke/prank’, as an excuse for bad behaviour? Pranks and jokes should amuse and annoy, not abuse and destroy
  • Life is neither a race nor a competition
  • Common sense is a flower that does not grow in everyone’s garden
  • No is a complete sentence
  • Where there is a will, there is a relative
  • When you point a finger at somone, three fingers point back at you
  • Don’t wait until ‘the right time’ to do something.  If you really want to, start now, even in a small way
  • If someone tells you you hurt them, it is not up to you to tell them that you didn’t
  • Love does not mean allowing someone to ruin your home and your life.

Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

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