Thursday, September 2, 2010

Rules of Life

>RULE 1 
>Life is not fair - get used to it. 
>RULE 2 
>The world won't care about your self-esteem. 
>The world will expect you to accomplish something 
>BEFORE you feel good about yourself. 
>RULE 3 
>You will NOT make 40 thousand dollars a year right out of high school. 
>You won't be a vice president with car phone, until you earn both. 
>RULE 4 
>If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss. 
>He doesn't have tenure. 
>RULE 5 
>Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. 
>Your grandparents had a different word for burger flipping they called it Opportunity. 
>RULE 6 
>If you mess up, it's not your parents' fault, so don't whine about your mistakes, learn from them. 
>RULE 7 
>Before you were born, your parents weren't as boring as they are now. 
>They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you are. 
>So before you save the rain forest from the parasites of your parent's generation, try delousing the closet in your own room. 
>RULE 8 
>Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life has not. 
>In some schools they have abolished 
>failing grades and they'll give you as many times as you want to get the right answer. 
>This doesn't bear the slightest resemblance to ANYTHING in real life. 
>RULE 9 
>Life is not divided into semesters. 
>You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself. 
>Do that on your own time. 
>RULE 10 
>Television is NOT real life. 
>In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs. 
>RULE 11 
>Be nice to nerds. 
>Chances are you'll end up working for one. 

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