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Did Mum or Dad have any favourite adages or sayings  to help guide you through life?

 

Did they really turn out to be true and wise? Did you take any notice? Too late maybe?

 

My Mum had three favourites:

 

"You're not put on this earth to be an ornament."

"The world doesn't owe you a living."

"Be good. If you can't be good, be careful." 

 

What 'wise' advice did you give your own children? Did they listen?

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I remember my father telling me that by carrying out a certain practice it would turn me blind.

I remember responding that

“ could I do it a little bit and wear glasses”

He was obviously correct because at seventy one years old I now need glasses for reading and driving the car.

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1 hour ago, StevieAus said:

I remember my father telling me that by carrying out a certain practice it would turn me blind.

I remember responding that

“ could I do it a little bit and wear glasses”

He was obviously correct because at seventy one years old I now need glasses for reading and driving the car.

 

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4 hours ago, StevieAus said:

I remember my father telling me that by carrying out a certain practice it would turn me blind.

I remember responding that

“ could I do it a little bit and wear glasses”

He was obviously correct because at seventy one years old I now need glasses for reading and driving the car.

My father, a bigot,  when I was about 12 left Knave, Mayfair and Hustler magazines around for me to find thinking it would prevent me turning gay. 

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4 hours ago, Gsxrnz said:

Dad gave me two pieces of solid guidance in life.

1. If there are group of girls always pick the one wearing a hat.

2. If you should find yourself in a house of ill repute pick the one with a cough.

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4 hours ago, Gsxrnz said:

Dad gave me two pieces of solid guidance in life. Don't take any prisoners, and if you can't bury your mistakes then make damn sure you can successfully blame them on somebody else. 

 

 

and he was elected to what office?  A modern day political strategy... 

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16 hours ago, siftasam said:

Did Mum or Dad have any favourite adages or sayings  to help guide you through life?

 

Did they really turn out to be true and wise? Did you take any notice?

Yes, my moms always said "nothing comes from doing nothing", and that I should never marry; both have been good advises, especially the latter when it comes to gold digger ladies, they don't seems to glue to me, at least not for long time...:whistling:

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