1.  Life isn't fair, but it's still good.
2. When in doubt, just take the next  small step.
3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
4. Don't  take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
5. Pay off your credit cards  every month.
6. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.
7. Cry with someone. It's more healing than crying alone.
8.  It's OK to get angry with God. He can take it.
9. Save for retirement  starting with your first paycheck.
10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.

11 . Make peace with your past so it won't screw up the present.
12. It's OK to let your children see you cry
13. Don't compare  your life to others'. You have no idea  what their journey is all about.
14. If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn't be in it.
15. Everything can change in the blink of an eye.  But don't worry; God never blinks.
16. Take a deep breath. It calms the  mind.
17. Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful.
18. Whatever doesn't kill you really does make you stronger.
19.  It's never too late to have a happy childhood. But the second one is up to you and no one else.
20. When it comes to going after what you love in life,  don't take no for an answer.

21. Burn the candles, use the nice sheets. Don't save it for a special occasion.  Today is  special.
22. Over prepare, then go with the flow.
23. Be eccentric now.  Don't wait for old age to wear purple.
24.  The most important organ is the brain.
25. No one is in charge of your happiness, except you.
26. Frame every so-called disaster with these  words:  'In five  years, will this matter?'
27. Always choose life.
28. Forgive everyone everything.
29 What other people think of you is none of your business.
30.  Time heals almost everything. Give time, time.

31. However good or bad a  situation is, it will change.
32. Your job won't take care of you when you  are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch.
33. Believe in miracles.
34.  God loves you because of whom God is, not because  of  anything you did or didn't do.
35. Don't audit life. Show up and make the most of it  now.
36.  Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young.
37. Your children get only  one childhood. Make it memorable.
38. All that truly matters in the end is  that you loved.
39. Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting  everywhere.
40. If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone  else's, we'd grab ours back.

41. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need. 
42. The best is yet to come.
43. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
44. Yield.
45. Life isn't tied with a bow, but  it's still a gift.

"The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it."

Paul Marquis
Web Master
   Rules Of The Military Services

Marine Corps Rules: 
Be courteous to everyone, friendly to no one.  
Decide to be aggressive enough, quickly enough.  
Have a plan.  
Have a back-up plan, because the first one probably won't work.  
Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet.  
Do not attend a gunfight with a handgun whose caliber does not start with a '4.'  
Anything worth shooting is worth shooting twice.  Ammo is cheap. Life is expensive.  
Move away from your attacker. Distance is your friend. (Lateral & diagonal preferred.)  
Use cover or concealment as much as possible.  
Flank your adversary when possible. Protect yours.  
Always cheat; always win. The only unfair fight is the one you lose.  
In ten years nobody will remember the details of caliber, stance, or tactics. They will only remember who lived.  
If you are not shooting, you should be communicating your intention to shoot. 

Navy SEAL's Rules:  
Look very cool in sunglasses.  
Kill every living thing within view.  
Adjust speedo.  
Check hair in mirror. 

US Army Rangers Rules:  
Walk in 50 miles wearing 75 pound rucksack while starving.  
Locate individuals requiring killing.  
Request permission via radio from 'Higher' to perform killing.  
Curse bitterly when mission is aborted.  
Walk out 50 miles wearing a 75 pound rucksack while starving. 

US Army Rules: 
Curse bitterly when receiving operational order.  
Make sure there is extra ammo and extra coffee.  
Curse bitterly.  
Curse bitterly.  
Do not listen to 2nd LTs; it can get you killed.  
Curse bitterly. 

US Air Force Rules:  
Have a cocktail.  
Adjust temperature on air-conditioner.  
See what's on HBO.  
Ask 'what is a gunfight?'
Request more funding from Congress with a 'killer' PowerPoint presentation.  
Wine & dine ''key" Congressmen, invite DOD & defense industry executives.  
Receive funding, set up new command and assemble assets.  
Declare the assets 'strategic' and never deploy them operationally.  
Hurry to make 13:45 tee-time.  
Make sure the base is as far as possible from the conflict but close enough to have a tax exemption. 

US Navy Rules:  
Go to sea.  
Drink coffee.  
Deploy Marines
                The reason why

The Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines bicker amongst
themselves is that they don't speak the same language. For
instance, Take the simple phrase "secure the building".

The Army:
Will post guards around the place.

The Navy:
Will turn out the lights and lock the doors.

The Marines :
Will kill everybody inside and set up a

The Air Force :
Will take out a 5 year lease with an option to buy.