15 Things It Took Me 60 Years to Learn

Copied from Abdallah Bazzi’s Facebook post.

Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author and columnist. He is also famous for his humorous quotes about things he has learned over the years.

Today, we at Bright Side would like to share some of Dave Barry’s pearls of wisdom with you. We hope you enjoy these awesome quotes as much as we did.

1. Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night.

2. If you had to identify in one word the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be “meetings.“

3. There is a very fine line between ”hobby” and “mental illness.”

4. People who want to share their religious views with you almost never want you to share yours with them.

5. You should not confuse your career with your life.

6. Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance.

7. Never lick a steak knife.

8. The most destructive force in the universe is gossip.

9. You will never find anybody who can give you a clear and compelling reason why we observe daylight savings time.

10. There comes a time when you should stop expecting other people to make a big deal about your birthday. That time is age 11.

11. The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that deep down inside we all believe that we are above-average drivers.

12. A person who is nice to you but rude to the waiter is not a nice person. (This is very important. Pay attention. Never fails.)

13. Your friends love you anyway.

14. Never be afraid to try something new. Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic.

15. Thought for the day: Men are like fine wine. They start out as grapes, and it’s up to women to stomp on them until they turn into something acceptable to have dinner with.

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Interior design for bedrooms

Interior design for bedrooms:

1. Don’t forget about art work

2. Only Mood lighting

3. Scale furniture to room size (bed not more than 35% and everything else scale to bed)

4. Absolutely no clutter

5. Use bright matte colors

6. Headspace or headboard is an important part of bedroom design. Don’t ignore it.

7. Max 4 pillows

8. Bedding quality is most important.

9. If you are not a minimalist, you need some storage decorative unit.

10. Manipulate the feel of sunrise with curtains and shades and greens.

25 Fashion Rules

1. Don’t use bottom button on blazers.

2. don’t wash clothes often (except for underwear).

 3. Polish leather shoes, not only for shine, but also for quality maintenance.

4. Match bag with clothing.

5. Match your leathers (shoes, belt, etc…)

6. No to Novelty anything

7. Only tuck in dress and tail shirts.

8. If you can pull it 3 inches away from your chest without stretching , it is big.

9. Skinny is the new standard.

10. Keep underwear plain dark

11. Women look at shoes first. Fashion is more important than comfort, otherwise there wouldn’t be high heels and ties.

12. Accessories : max 2

13. Don’t save money on glasses

14. Have your brand and know it.

15. Piss off people that you don’t like a little bit at least . Yes, it is a fashion advise.

16. Never ever show undershirts beneath your shirts. Don’t wear them if you can’t avoid it.

17. Steve Jobs is the last person to wear turtle necks.

18. No slippers except on the beach or pool side.

19. You have to have brown leather boots.

20. Contrast colors. Match complimentary not same colors.

21. Make a statement with beard, hair, glasses, shoes, or at least scarf. Don’t make a statement with anything else.

22. Never ever be a bulletin board or an ad board.

23. No sport or university jerseys ever ever unless you are playing in the team and it is during game.

24. Match the season. Autumn colors in fall, dark colors in winter, earthly colors in spring and bright colors in summer.

25. Minimalism in clothing too. Wear Only what you need. It has to match the function.

Photos from National Theater in Fujairah in the 1980’s

Thought of Today

Why aren’t phone holders built in all new cars?!

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Thought of Today

So we never heard Adam’s defense as why he ate the Apple.

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“The America that I want to make great again, is an America that we never had”

Michael Moore

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Futurism 10-1-18

My prediction is that within the next 5 years, Tesla will find a sweet spot of low cost, fully automated driving models, with regulation catching up to it, that it will become to cars what the iPhone became to smart phones. .. every other car will be a Tesla and driving becomes an outdated act.

10 years after that, car ownership would become obsolete, because cars will be working 24 hours, and lyft and Uber would merge and become the main way of transportation.

#wcharaf

Thought of Today

Everything in this moment is history five minutes from now.

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Thought of today

Religious authorities who prohibit music are human right violators,

And parents who prevent their kids from listening to music are child abusers.

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