Friday, March 28, 2014

A Few Good Life Rules



1. You cannot change what you refuse to confront.
2. Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
3. 
In life, if you don't risk anything, you risk everything.
4.
Trying to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.
5. It doesn't matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, the most important thing is that you are still trying.

6. If a person wants to be a part of your life, they will make an obvious effort to do so. Think twice before reserving a space in your heart for people who do not make an effort to stay.
7. Making one person smile can change the world, maybe not the whole world, but their world.

8. Giving up doesn't always mean you're weak, sometimes it means you are strong enough and smart enough to let go and move on.
9. It is better to be alone, then to be in bad company.
10. If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.

11. Never do something permanently foolish just because you are temporarily upset.
12. Sometimes you need to distance yourself from the situation to see things clearly.
13. When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you.
14. There isn't anything noble about being superior to another person. True nobility is in being superior to the person you once were.
15. The only expectations you should live up to are the ones you expect of yourself.
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88 comments:

dahi. said...

these are very good rules. i try to stick to all of them as good as i can - but sometimes it's difficult. i like rule 15 the best.

Fii said...

So true!
The worst part is to memorize this!

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Pilar Bernal Maya said...

I agree with you
kss
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Oriana Campanella said...

Great rules! N. 9 is soooo true!!!
Have a nice weekend, Sam
Oriana

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Toks said...

Great life rules Sam. Definately have to keep them in mind.
xoxoxo

Beautetude said...

Fantastic rules to live by.
Happy Friday Sam!
Beautetude

Emmylou said...

Love how inspirational your Friday Frills are, Sam:) Wishing you a great weekend.

Vanessa said...

Lovely, love such posts... ;-)
Greetings Ness

Darcy said...

This is SO true! I love #11!!
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Pamela RG said...

So true and encouraging! Thank you for sharing and these kind reminders.

libys11 said...

this was so intelligent!! i totally agree with 2, 6 and 9! :D

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JANICE G said...

great quotes!

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Putri Valentina said...

What a lovely dress!

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Beauty Unearthly said...

Good life rules!
have a nice weekend, dear
xoxo

Marlen said...

I love #15 especially :) But all of these were wonderful, it's so uplifting to read!

xo marlen
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mademoisellemode said...

Perfect quote ^^

Kisses
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Tanya said...

The beautifully hot pink dress is for sure makes me smile:). But all those words up above are speaking up for my humbled heart, from the first line - the 15th, just so need in every single quality person to lives on earth. Cheersssss!!

Have a great and productive Friday!

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Busola Coutts said...

Your Friday post is always food to my soul. Thanks for always sharing these beautiful words.

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Alexandra Zakharova said...

Thank You for sharing such a nice post, Sam! You keep surprising me with your an aesthetic sense. Those tips are also great, we should always keep it in head:)
Wish you a blessed day ahead)

Milka said...

my day just started in excellent mood! Thank you Sam

Valeria said...

I also appreciate your Friday post! Have a nice weekend!

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Moscow blogger by Marina Maximova said...

Grate!
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Fashion-Bridge said...

beautiful rules which we all definitely should keep in mind while living our lives.

Have a wonderful weekend dear Sam!

Xx

Alexandra

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Rahul Bhatia said...

The posts of Friday are not to be missed, :) Lovely!

Eline said...

Totally agree with this! I do think i need to work on some of these things ;)

Antonella C'est moi said...

great post!! Happy day Dear <3

FASHION TALES said...

Such great words to remember Sam. I agree, especially a smile that can brighten someone's day.
Happy weekend. xx/Madison

Leneth Witte said...

Love this <33 have a good weekend x

Sugar Lane said...

I agree!
really nice post dear ;)
Happy weekend!
S

getcarriedaway said...

True words sweety! you know, i always love to read your friday post!
happy weekend!

<3
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Carolina Krews said...

Nice post ;)

xo,

C.

Daniella said...

Sam as always you have shared such wise and encouraging words! Words that make us think and words that can change our world. You are such a beautiful soul my dearest and may life bring you good health and happiness :)

Take care,
Daniella xox

Lady parisienne said...

This dress is incredible, a real princess dress!

MilanoTime said...

Sam these words are amazing! I totally agree with you!
Kisses and wish you a great Friday!
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Lilli said...

Morning Sam! These are for sure one of my ever fav quotes among all the ones u shared. They give such a positive and encouraging message. I do agree with all the ones, especially the phrases n. 7, 8, 12, but most of all I really love the second to last, there isnt anything admirable on being superior to others, we have to be superior to the person we were..so hard to do in the real life though, we often tend to repeat the same mistakes. Btw, thanks a million dear, yep, Id consider it especially in the cold season but I dont know if ever could be back as before, lol I lightened it too much!:) Kisses and happy Fri! xo

Kiss & Make-up said...

You must have been reading my mind, because I so needed this! Seeing these facts (because that's pretty much what they are) is eye opening.

Jackie Harrison said...

So true motivation words and right to the point great advice. enjoy your weekend doll.
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Saritschka said...

Oh, how true and inspiring! Love this post a lot! :)

Would you like to follow each other via GFC, Bloglovin’ or Facebook?
That would be awesome!
XX, Sara

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ivette said...

great words...
I'm sticking with number 6 and 15 the most!

Carolina ogliaro said...

The best rules in life, you are so wise my sweetheart <3
Love
Xxx

Carolina

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Edyta said...

The last one reminds me of something John Paul II used to say... Demand more from yourself and less from others :)

Edita
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Paola Lauretano said...

I love your positive and motivation message Sam!!!!
Tnx, again, for sharing these encouraging words!!!!
Happy friday!!!

Sophie S said...

did you change your blog, well wonderful job. xo

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Dania Carbonini said...

Totally agree with you Sam!
Have a nice week end.
Kisses

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Amely Rose said...

what a lovely entry,
Keep up this great style <3

btw. do you want to follow each other?!
follow me and i'll follow you back
if you want :D

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imma aurora said...

hello darling, how beautiful the post, the tone is very cheerful

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Nee said...

Dear Sam
wishing you a wonderful & relaxing weekend!
these rules are amazing and so true! thanks for sharing:)
btw. is it you on the profile picture?? SO PRETTY <3

lots of love xx

Elle Sees said...

yes yes yes to #6!!

S said...

Very great rules!!! A wise and cheerful post, sweetie! :D
xxx
S
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Bárbara Marques said...

I agree with every single word.
Once again, thanks for sharing :)

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Jayme and Mendi said...

We always look forward to your Friday posts!! Hope you have a great weekend!!

Jayme & Mendi @ Her Late Night Cravings

Saraah Mode said...

Hello,

Nice post ! :D

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cat eyes & skinny jeans said...

Wonderful rules as we enter the weekend.

xx

Flor de Maracujá said...

Beautiful photo :)
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Juliet Polilova said...

3 is so true...very inspirational post

very nice blog by the way :)

kisses from Russia,
Juliet
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Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Thank you for the inspiration dear! I totally agree with 2 - sometimes good things fall apart and it seems horrible, but something better eventually may come as well!

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

Sandra Leiva said...

Great words!

Have a lovely weekend, hun <3

xx

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laviniah k said...

Wonderful post dear and so timely! Exactly what I needed to read, number 6 really speaks to me!
Thanks for sharing, hope you've had a great week love! As ever thanks for your sweet comments :)

xx

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Katie said...

"the only expectations you should live up to are the ones you expect of yourself" really resonates with me at the moment, with loads of pressure from teachers and parents to do well in school but not putting enough pressure on myself to do well... :/ I hope you have a good weekend, I always enjoy your thoughts and positive vibes on a Friday! xx

Rowena @ rolala loves said...

So wise and so true! I was just telling someone something along the lines of no. 15 the day.

Yes some stylish ladies in Japan can pull off the blonde hair but they usually have fair coloring and have the fashion sense to match. I've seen way too many people with neither who attempt the look and just fail.

Have a lovely weekend dear Sam!

Rowena @ rolala loves

ELISA said...

great post as always!
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The Adventures of a Shopaholic said...

Lovely post :D

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Josie said...

Number 7 is definitely my favourite quote! Have a fab weekend Sam xxx

Karolina Antosik said...

so perfect golden minds honey :-)
Have a good weekend :-)xoxo

Mª Pilar Domínguez said...

Your tips are always so wisely written. I loved this post. Number 4 and 12 are my favourites. Kisses and my best wishes my friend on the other side of the world . Kisses:)

Beauty said...

Very true and wise sayings; I totally agree with everything but I was most touched by 1, 2, 10, 11 and 12. This Friday inspiration is just one more reason why your blog is so awesome.

Oh to Be a Muse said...

#11 is the best. Truer words were never spoken. Happy Friday!

Hélène Heath said...

These are all so, so good! Definitely words to try to live by, all of them!

xx Hélène
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Krysten Gautreaux said...

Amen, these are wonderful. Have a great weekend hon.

Carmen said...

I have learnt that 2 is oh so true! Last year when I lost some friends I finally took the courage to make an internship at a radio station where I got to know way cooler people who love me for who I am which makes me so happy and I feel my life is way better now than before :)
xx

Mindy Fan said...

All these amendments are so true!! #1, 3, 13, 14, and 15 are so true!
I do agree that you cannot change what you refuse to face! I have been there once and learned my lesson!
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Jess said...

Amazing!! Have a great weekend! =)

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xoxo,
Jess

Indy said...

I love number 14. These are all so inspiring!

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Demi Mist said...

Very wise words! I agree with them.
Have a nice weekend!!!

Manuela Muratore said...

So true my dear, always love your post
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Svetlana said...

True Rules!

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Michelle LL said...

You can't be perfect in our society, you can accept and love yourself, that's way better than trying to be someone else's idea of perfect. Thanks for these inspiring words Sam #4 is my favourite.
Thanks again for the visit Sam, actually I don't really use anything expensive on my hair, just a normal shampoo and conditioner, some serum to remove the frizz that's it. I'm not really into beauty stuff, I actually hate wearing make up, I only wear lipstick, lipgloss and some eyeshadow most of the time. I'm too lazy to do the full make up LOL!! :)

Adriana Leandro said...

I agree. Beautiful words. Kisses.

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Tamara Chloé said...

Such beautiful and wise words Sam!!

Sometimes we all need a little bit of reminding of what's really important in life!

Kisses xoxo Tamara Chloé

Natalia | Fashioned by Love said...

Absolutely amazing and really wise, Sam! Wishing you a wonderful weekend! x

Caro * said...

So true ! Words and picture are beautiful :)

Kim Alston said...

Sam, these definitely hit the nail on the head girl! So true indeed!
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Katarína Jakubčová said...

Nice ideas Sam. Everytime it is ispirational. :-)
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Tany said...

True wisdom and very inspiring, thank you Sam!!!
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Ambi Page said...

Amazing sayings dear ! xx
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Seepz said...

I so agree with each one of these! Lovely Compilation!

Have a great day.

~ Seepz

LaTasha Bunting said...

Hello lovely Sam,

I just LOVE this! Another incredible and inspiring post love!

With love,
xLBx