Resolutions for a
Happy New Year
one will ever get out of this world alive. Resolve
to maintain a reasonable
sense of values.
Take care of yourself.
Good health is everyone's major
source of wealth. Without it, happiness is almost
Resolve to be cheerful & helpful. People will repay
you in kind.
Avoid angry, abrasive persons. They are generally
Avoid zealots. They are
Resolve to listen more
and to talk less. No one ever learns
anything by talking.
chary of giving advice. Wise men don't need it
and fools won't heed it.
Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate
with the aged,
sympathetic with the striving
and tolerant of the weak and
wrong. Sometime in life you will have been all of
not equate money with success. There are many
money-makers who are
miserable failures as human beings.
What counts most about success is how a person
Lloyd Shearer, "Resolutions", Parade
Magazine 28 Dec. 1986 : Cover.