21 Maxims for Life


With the coming of my 21st birthday, I thought I would share 21 principles I have come to live by and admire throughout my life thus far. I am using them to improve myself every day.


1: Value truth as important; never deceive as you will always be found out.


2: Struggle is the only means towards success and happiness.


3: Only look back to the past to learn from it, otherwise forget it and focus on the future.


4: Greed and selfishness are falsehoods, one should always look to help and benefit his community.


5: Set yourself goals, have dedication and a tangible worldview to achieve.


6: Try not to contradict yourself, be consistent in your views and stand up for them.


7: Natural laws (leadership, hierarchy, territorialism, respect, promoting strength and honour, the family unit and localism) cannot be undone; they are eternal.


8: Strive for the best version of yourself, physically, mentally and spiritually. Learn to take criticism. Cut out bad habits and take care of yourself.


9: A day without learning something or improving in some regard is a day wasted.


10: Enjoy the outdoors, find time to have some downtime, unwind and relax when you need to.


11: Read old books by people who built and contributed to society, not those who destroy it.


12: Have a sense of humour, be approachable and helpful, attract the right kinds of people, have endurance, courage and ingenuity.


13: Do not be egotistical, no one is too important to be of service.


14: If you work as a cohesive, unified team, you will not fail.


15: Be reliable, arrive on time or early and learn to apologise sincerely.


16: Know the possibilities and totality of your strength and work to extend it.


17: Love nature and animals, and hate with your entire being: animal abusers, subversives, the corrupt and defilers.


18: Be peace-loving and love freedom. If peace is not guaranteed, be willing to fight for it.


19: Side with your people, order and justice. Never betray.


20: Believe in quality, not quantity. Merit and strength are righteous.


21: Be prepared to suffer and sacrifice, and learn to love it. Take the hard way sometimes so you value and appreciate the easy. Do not take things for granted.

28 views

Did you enjoy this post? Make sure to share with your friends and sign up to the mailing list!

RECENT POSTS:
SEARCH BY TAGS: