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20 Pearls Of Wisdom From a 72-Year-Old

With a simple yet profound gesture, this man shared on Reddit some important lessons he's learned throughout his lifetime.

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  1. It's usually better to be nice than right.

  2. Nothing worthwhile comes easy.

  3. Work on a passion project, even just 30 minutes a day. It compounds.

  4. Working from 7am to 7pm isn't productivity. It's guilt.

  5. To be really successful become useful.

  6. Like houses in need of repair, problems usually don't fix themselves.

  7. Don't hold onto your “great idea” until it's too late.

  8. People aren't thinking about you as much as you think.

  9. Write your life plan with a pencil that has an eraser.

  10. Never say, I'll never…

  11. Not all advice is created equal.

  12. Be the first one to smile.

  13. The expense of something special is forgotten quickly. The experience lasts a lifetime. Do it.

  14. Who you become is more important than what you accomplish.

  15. Nobody gets to their death bed and says, I'm sorry for trying so many things.

  16. There are always going to be obstacles in your life. Especially if you go after big things.

  17. Try to spend 12 minutes a day in quiet reflection, meditation, or prayer.

  18. Try new things. If it doesn't work out, stop. At least you tried.

  19. Don't say something to yourself that you wouldn't say to someone else.

  20. If you think you have it tough, look around.


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