What are some words of wisdom for men?

Answer by Pratik Jha:

  1. Never cancel a dinner plan by text.
  2. If a street performer makes you stop walking, you owe them a buck.
  3. Never change the sports club(s) you support.
  4. You get only one chance to notice a new haircut.
  5. When entrusted with a secret, keep it.
  6. Just because you can, doesn't mean you should.
  7. If you are staying more than one night, unpack.
  8. Never park in front of a bar.
  9. Expect the seat in front of you to recline, adjust accordingly.
  10. Never lie to your Doctor.
  11. All guns are loaded (take this both literally and metaphorically)
  12. The best way to show thanks is to wear it.
  13. Take a vacation from your cell-phone, TV and internet once in a while.
  14. A handshake beats an autograph (and a selfie too :P)
  15. If you want to know what makes you unique, sit for a caricature.
  16. Never get a haircut or shave on the special day.
  17. Never eat lunch at your desk, if you can avoid it.
  18. It's never too late for an apology.
  19. Don't pose with booze, it's unbecoming.
  20. You don't get to choose your nickname.
  21. When you marry someone, you marry their entire family.
  22. Under no circumstances you should ask a lady if she is pregnant/virgin. (Unless it is bound by privilege)
  23. No one ever said that a speech was short.
  24. Invest in great luggage.
  25. Make time for your mother on your birthday, it's her special day.
  26. Sympathy is a crutch, don't fake a limp.
  27. Give credit, take blame.
  28. Suck it up every now and then.
  29. Don't ogle.
  30. Stand up to the bullies, you have to do it only once.
  31. If you have made your point, stop talking.
  32. Admit it when you are wrong.
  33. If you offer to help, don't quit until the job is done.
  34. Look people in the eye when you thank them.
  35. Thank the bus driver, waiter, trash picker, laundry guy etc.
  36. Never answer phone calls at dinner table.
  37. Know at least one good joke.
  38. Know how to cook.
  39. It's ok to go to the movies by yourself.
  40. Dance with your mother/father.
  41. Always thank the host.
  42. If you don't understand, ask before it's too late. (A class in its dying minutes is exempted)
  43. Know the size of your girlfriend/boyfriend's clothes.
  44. Be a good listener, don't just wait for your turn to talk.
  45. Always, carry your mother's bags.
  46. Be patient with airport security, they are just doing their job.
  47. Don't be a talker at the movies.
  48. The opposite sex likes people who shower and smell good.
  49. Learn to change the tire.
  50. Be kind and courteous to everyone.
  51. An hour with grandparents is a  time well spent.
  52. Don't litter.
  53. Never make a professional call between 9pm and 9am.
  54. Take care of the small things and the big things will take care of themselves.
  55. You are never too old to need your mom.
  56. Know the words of the national anthem and important political position holders of your country.
  57. Your dance moves may not be the best, but making a fool out of yourself is much more fun than sitting on the bench.
  58. Smile at strangers. (don't over do it, you may creep people out)
  59. If you HAVE to fight, punch first and punch hard.
  60. You can chose what to do and what not to, the consequences of it, not so much in your hand.
  61. Hold the door for the person behind you, if you enter first irrespective of the other person's gender.

Mostly taken from Wise Words amongst other places.

What are some words of wisdom for men?


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