‘Smile, breathe and go slowly.’
Transcription of the 2005 Kenyon Commencement Address - May 21, 2005 (If anybody feels like perspiring [cough], I'd advise you to go ahead, because I'm sure going to. In fact I'm gonna [mumbles while pulling up his gown and taking out a handkerchief from his pocket].) David Foster Wallace - Commencement Speech at Kenyon University
Add These Five Commands to the Top of Your To-Do List, Avoid the Most Common Deathbed Regrets Agreed, but sort of tangent to your point: It seems to me like the 3rd and 4th "rules" conflict with each other. If you always say what you think, you'll end up losing friends.
"How strange is the lot of us mortals!
Over the years I’ve learned dozens of little tricks and insights for making life more fulfilling.
by Maria Popova
by Kirstin Butler