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ONE. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.
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> > > TWO. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, t heir conversational skills will be as important as any other.
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> > > THREE. Don't believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.
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> > > FOUR. When you say, 'I love you,' mean it.
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> > > FIVE. When you say, 'I'm sorry,' look the person in the eye..
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> > > SIX. Be engaged at least six months before you get married.
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> > > SEVEN. Believe in love at first sight.
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> > > EIGHT. Never laugh at anyone's dreams. People who don't have dreams don't have much.
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> > > NINE. Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it's the only way to live life completely.
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> > > TEN.. In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling.
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> > > E LEVEN Don't judge people by their relatives.
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> > > TWELVE. Talk slowly but think quickly.
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> > > THIRTEEN! .. When someone asks you a question you don't want to answer, smile and ask, 'Why do you want to know?'
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> > > FOURTEEN. Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
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> > > FIFTEEN. Say 'bless you' when you hear someone sneeze.
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> > > SIXTEEN. When you lose, don't lose the lesson.
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> > > SEVENTEEN. Remember the three R's: Respect for self; Respect for others; and Responsibility for all your actions.
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> > > EIGHTEEN. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
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> > > NINETEEN. When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
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> > > TWENTY. Smile when picking up the phone. The caller

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