Tell the truth.
Do not do things that you hate.
Act so that you can tell the truth about how you act.
Pursue what is meaningful, not what is expedient.
If you have to choose, be the one who does things, instead of the one who is seen to do things.
Pay attention.
Assume that the person you are listening to might know something you need to know. Listen to them hard enough so that they will share it with you.
Plan and work diligently to maintain the romance in your relationships.
Be careful who you share good news with.
Be careful who you share bad news with.
Make at least one thing better every single place you go.
Imagine who you could be, and then aim single-mindedly at that.
Do not allow yourself to become arrogant or resentful.
Try to make one room in your house as beautiful as possible.
Compare yourself to who you were yesterday, not to who someone else is today.
Work as hard as you possibly can on at least one thing and see what happens.
If old memories still make you cry, write them down carefully and completely.
Maintain your connections with people.
Do not carelessly denigrate social institutions or artistic achievement.
Treat yourself as if you were someone that you are responsible for helping.
Ask someone to do you a small favour, so that he or she can ask you to do one in the future.
Make friends with people who want the best for you.
Do not try to rescue someone who does not want to be rescued, and be very careful about rescuing someone who does.
Nothing well done is insignificant.
Set your house in perfect order before you criticize the world.
Dress like the person you want to be.
Be precise in your speech.
Stand up straight with your shoulders back.
Don’t avoid something frightening if it stands in your way — and don’t do unnecessarily dangerous things.
Do not let your children do anything that makes you dislike them.
Do not transform your wife into a maid.
Do not hide unwanted things in the fog.
Notice that opportunity lurks where responsibility has been abdicated.
Read something written by someone great.
Pet a cat when you encounter one on the street.
Do not bother children when they are skateboarding.
Don’t let bullies get away with it.
Write a letter to the government if you see something that needs fixing — and propose a solution.
Remember that what you do not yet know is more important than what you already know.
Be grateful in spite of your suffering.

Original 42 Rules For Life Source

Expanded List Of Quotes

Tell the truth.
Pay attention.
Don’t be too civilized.
Be precise in your speech.
Promote the best in people.
Do not do things that you hate.
Don’t let bullies get away with it.
Nothing well done is insignificant.
Be grateful in spite of your suffering.
Dress like the person you want to be.
Maintain your connections with people.
Do not hide unwanted things in the fog.
Do not transform your wife into a maid.
Speak the truth about unpleasant things.
Be careful who you share bad news with.
Be careful who you share good news with.
Read something written by someone great.
Stand up straight with your shoulders back.
Pet a cat when you encounter one on the street.
Pursue what is meaningful, not what is expedient.
Reality isn’t made out of matter, but what matters.
Act so that you can tell the truth about how you act.
Make friends with people who want the best for you.
Do not bother children when they are skateboarding.
Do not allow yourself to become arrogant or resentful.
Make at least one thing better every single place you go.
Don’t avoid something frightening if it stands in your way.
But also remember to not do unnecessarily dangerous things.
Try to make one room in your house as beautiful as possible.
Set your house in perfect order before you criticize the world.
Don’t try to rescue someone who does not want to be rescued.
Be very careful of rescuing someone who wants to be rescued.
Imagine who you could be, and then aim single-mindedly at that.
Do not let your children do anything that makes you dislike them.
Do not carelessly denigrate social institutions or artistic achievements.
Notice that opportunity lurks where responsibility has been abdicated.
Plan and work diligently to maintain the romance in your relationships.
Treat yourself as if you were someone that you are responsible for helping.
Work as hard as you possibly can on at least one thing and see what happens.
If old memories still make you cry, write them down carefully and completely.
Compare yourself to who you were yesterday, not to who someone else is today.
Remember that what you do not yet know is more important than what you already know.
Ask someone else to do you a small favor, so that he or she can ask you to do one in the future.
If you have to choose, be the one who does things, instead of the one who is seen to do things.
Write a letter to the government if you see something that needs fixing, and propose a solution.
The person you are listening to might know something you need to know; listen so they will share it.
If you can’t order your own life, you shouldn’t be trying to order anything more complicated than that.
And that’s that.

Original Source For The Entire List Above

Other Poster With JBP’s Quotes

Jordan B. Peterson (Click The Name To Buy The Book)