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A Father's Instructions For Life

Condensed from "Life's Little Instruction Book" H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Don't waste time learning the "tricks of the trade." Instead, learn the trade.
Admit your mistakes.
Be brave; even if you're not, pretend to be. No one can tell the difference.
Read the Bill of Rights.
Use credit cards only for convenience, never for credit.
Never cheat.
Give yourself a year and read the Bible cover to cover.
Learn to listen. Opportunity sometimes knocks very softly.
Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all he or she has.
Pray not for things, but for wisdom and courage.
Never take action when you're angry.
Have good posture.
Enter a room with purpose and confidence.
Don't discuss business in elevators. You never know who may overhear you.
Never pay for work before it's completed.
Be willing to lose a battle in order to win the war.
Don't gossip.
Beware of the person who has nothing to lose.
Choose a charity in your community and support it generously with your time and money.
Sincerely,
Chris & Dan
Charitable Co-Publishers
P.S. Remember to tell your Dad "Thanks" for helping you.


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