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20 Life Lessons A Wise Man Would Share

20 Life Lessons A Wise Man Would Share
Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality. It is the words that speak boldly of your intentions. And the actions which speak louder than the words. It is making the time when there is none. Coming through time after time after time, year after year after year. Commitment is the stuff character is made of; the power to change the face of things. No One is Perfect. Avoid over explaining yourself. Keep balance in your life. Play the hand you were dealt. Be a student of life. No Excuses. Let others know where you Stand. Never be afraid of a challenge. Service to others. Work like hell. Discover You. Don’t take it Personal. Manage your time. Ask for help. Do your homework. Day Dream Often. Be A HERO. Stay One Step Ahead. Self Love. Finish what you started.

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